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286 Possible Causes for Fever, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Pneumothorax

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Infected patients typically have an ill or anxious appearance.[] […] production of coagulase Produces its pathologic reaction in the conducting airways Imaging Rapid spread through the lungs Empyema, especially in children No air bronchogram Pneumothorax[] With adequate antipneumococcal therapy and/or chest tube drainage, all of the patients recovered completely; however, clinical improvement was prolonged: fever lasted 9 to[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Thus, when refractory pneumothorax in a patient with severe pulmonary dysfunction fails to improve through routine therapy, the treatment of pneumothorax by VATS based on[] A 54-year-old woman presented with fever, hypotension, and pancytopenia, with peripheral smear diagnostic of ehrlichiosis.[] He developed a fever of 39 C with respiratory distress and was transported by ambulance to his usual doctor.[]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    Assessment History Patients with PCP often appear acutely ill and weak.[] Effect of prophylactic use of aerosolized pentamidine Redistribution of infection to upper lobes Complications Cystic lung disease Central location to cysts Spontaneous pneumothorax[] The patient presented with a fever of unknown origin.[]

  • Staphylococcal Pneumonia

    The delayed and subacute/chronic nature of the tension pneumothorax is unusual.[] Fever and signs of pleural effusion and respiratory distress were common in primary disease while fever and a toxic appearance were frequent with disseminated illness.[] The use of surgical drainage was not associated with a decrease in the duration of fever or length of hospital stay.[]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    […] in the Hospitalized Patient Daniel R Kaul 343 Pulmonary 349 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 351 Asthma Michael P Lukela William F Bria II 361 Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax[] This pericarditis is due to dengue fever.[] […] characterised by chest pain such as acute coronary syndromes, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, pneumonitis, gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pneumothorax[]

  • Esophageal Perforation

    Chest radiography and computed tomography (CT) revealed a massive left pleural effusion and left tension pneumothorax.[] On physical examination, general weakness, chest pain, odynophagia, and a fever up to 38.9 C were found.[] […] spontaneous rupture post vomiting ( Boerhaave syndrome ) Plain radiograph Possible cues on chest radiographs include: pneumomediastinum, abnormal cardiomediastinal contour, pneumothorax[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    Dead 7 h after hospitalization Weinblatt et al [ 20 ] 2009 54, female Rheumatoid arthritis 1 week 110/70 mm Hg, 110 bpm, 38.9 C CTRX CLDM VCM Acute respiratory failure, pneumothorax[] Pyogenes (Diseases non Toxin) 1) Impetigo 2) Pharyngitis 3) cellulitis erysipelas 4) Rheumatic fever 5) Glomerulonephritis S.[] 38.5 C VCM EM DOXY Supraventricular tachycardia, multiple organ failure - Dead on the second hospital day Kalima et al [ 14 ] 1998 35, female Flu-A 1 week Unknown PC-G CLDM Pneumothorax[]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    She had a dual infection with dengue hemorrhagic fever with unusual manifestations; liver failure.[] fever or 3 days (10.01 /- 11.74 pg/mL, p 0.05).[] The diagnosis is suspected when the patient presents with symptoms suggesting primary atypical pneumonia including cough, fever, chills, headache, and malaise in association[]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code First underlying condition, such as: catamenial pneumothorax due to endometriosis ( N80.8 ) cystic fibrosis ( E84.- ) eosinophilic[] A 44-year-old woman was hospitalized with a 2-day history of cough, sputum, and fever. There was no history of atopic dermatitis or asthma.[] An 81-year-old Japanese male with primary Sjögren syndrome (pSS) developed a low-grade fever and productive cough which were refractory to antibiotic therapy.[]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    Lung diseases, like COPD, tuberculosis, and acute lung injury, cause pneumothorax. Injury to the chest is the most common cause of hemothorax.[] Symptoms Of Viral Pleurisy Fever Stabbing pain in the chest which is aggravated by breathing.[] […] benign asbestos pleural effusion from other forms of pleural disease Mesothelioma may be a history of exposure to asbestos; chest pain; cough; dyspnea; weight loss; fatigue; fevers[]

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