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365 Possible Causes for Fever, Pleuritic Pain, Pneumothorax

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    She considers herself a social drinker. 1 She has pleuritic pain. What are the characteristics of pleuritic pain?[] The major utility of the chest film is in finding other causes of the patient’s symptoms (i.e. an infiltrate in pneumonia or absent lung markings in pneumothorax).[] High grade fever is a rare presentation of thromboembolic phenomenon. A middle aged woman presented with high grade fevers.[]

  • Lung Abscess

    A 56-year-old Caucasian lady presented with a short history of pleuritic chest pain on the background of a 2-month history of fever, chills, 10-kg weight loss and cough with[] We present a case of acute empyema with intractable pneumothorax associated with ruptured lung abscess caused by Mycobacterium avium in an immunocompromised patient.[] A 59 year old man presented to our hospital with a 1 month history of cough and low grade fever progressing to high grade fever for 1 week.[]

  • Bronchiectasis

    […] or non-pleuritic chest pain.[] Surgery is indicated in unsuccessful medical treatment and complications of bronchiectasis e.g. haemoptysis, lung abscess, lung masses and pneumothorax.[] A 21-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 9-day history of productive cough and fever. Bronchiectasis after Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.[]

  • Pleurisy

    The nature of pain in pleurisy is described further under pleuritic pain.[] A lung disease or acute lung injury can cause a pneumothorax. Some lung procedures also can cause a pneumothorax.[] The onset of pleurisy was accompanied by acute fever.[]

  • Pleuritic Pain

    It is important to rule out possible sources of acute pleuritic pain, like pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, lung cancer, and pneumothorax.[] Other blocks such as interpleural and epidural can be effectively used in pleuritic pain.[] Rheumatic fever — In most cases, rheumatic fever has a good prognosis. Recurrence is most common in the first five years after the initial rheumatic fever episode.[]

  • 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[] Central pleuritic chest pain and ST segment elevation developed 48 hours after presentation.[] This pericarditis is due to dengue fever.[]

  • Atelectasis

    Pneumonia may cause cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain. Pleuritic pain may also be due to the disorder that caused atelectasis (eg, chest trauma, surgery).[] When there is no apparent cause, the condition is known as spontaneous pneumothorax.[] Using chi 2 analysis, no association could be found between fever and amount of atelectasis.[]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    Other causes of pleurisy and pleuritic pain There are other more serious causes of pleuritic pain but these are much less common than 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.[]

  • Pneumonia

    Dyspnoea, pleuritic pain and haemoptysis are not uncommon. Gastrointestinal upset, such as diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting or loss of appetite/anorexia, may occur.[] BACKGROUND: Pneumothorax occasionally develops in patients with interstitial pneumonia (IP) and is often intractable.[] Samples were collected from two secondary cases and two close contacts with fever.[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Five patients experienced a single episode of pleuritic pain postembolization, and one patient experienced episodes of pleuritic pain after each of two separate embolization[] She developed spontaneous right-sided pneumothorax. Autopsy, revealed rupture of cavitary pulmonary infarction to be the cause of the pneumothorax, a rare finding.[] […] of PE-related fever are similar to postoperative fever.[]

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