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602 Possible Causes for Fever, Pneumothorax, Rales

  • Pleurisy

    A lung disease or acute lung injury can cause a pneumothorax. Some lung procedures also can cause a pneumothorax.[web.archive.org] A preliminary physical examination to determine restriction to chest movements, pleural rub, breath sounds, rales, and egophony, third heart sound (S3), blood pressure, pulse[symptoma.com] The onset of pleurisy was accompanied by acute fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atypical Pneumonia

    […] standard method of diagnosing pneumonia; however, lung ultrasonography has the potential to more accurately and efficiently diagnose pneumonia, as well as pleural effusions, pneumothorax[emedicine.medscape.com] As pneumonia progresses, rales appear in the chest, C. penumoniae is known to be associated with hyper-reactive airway.[indianpediatrics.net] The differential diagnoses were pulmonary TB and dengue fever.[omicsonline.org]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination of the lungs may reveal bilateral rales. Rales may not be present despite widespread involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com] A 54-year-old woman presented with fever, hypotension, and pancytopenia, with peripheral smear diagnostic of ehrlichiosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    […] 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[learningradiology.com] A detailed physical exam will identify rales in most patients, dullness on percussion (along with other signs of empyema) and splinting due to pain in about half of patients[symptoma.com] With adequate antipneumococcal therapy and/or chest tube drainage, all of the patients recovered completely; however, clinical improvement was prolonged: fever lasted 9 to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Staphylococcal Pneumonia

    The delayed and subacute/chronic nature of the tension pneumothorax is unusual.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early diminished breath sounds, scattered rales, and rhonchi are commonly heard over the affected lung.[medicalpptonline.blogspot.com] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma

    Lobar or segmental atelectasis rarely occurs, although intraairway spread can create a check valve obstruction, causing localized hyperinflation and pneumothorax.[lungindia.com] On referral to our hospital, he was cachectic, with scleral icterus, asterixis, fetor hepaticus, and rales in the base of the right lung.[jamanetwork.com] The most frequent symptoms and signs are cough, sputum, shortness of breath, weight loss, hemoptysis, and fever. Bronchorrhea is unusual and a late manifestation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Unlike the common PLCH cases, this PLCH case has cervical lymph node involvement and right pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination he is thin, appears comfortable, and has faint rales in the right middle lung zone. Figure 1.[mdedge.com] Post-operative fever is common following emergency surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    Effect of prophylactic use of aerosolized pentamidine Redistribution of infection to upper lobes Complications Cystic lung disease Central location to cysts Spontaneous pneumothorax[learningradiology.com] Auscultation may not yield any remarkable findings, but dry rales may be heard.[symptoma.com] The patient presented with a fever of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    No complications such as a pneumothorax or bleeding occurred.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 14-year-old Korean boy was admitted with cough, hemoptysis, and fever. A chest X-ray showed a solitary pulmonary mass and pneumonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was only 1 important TBNA complication, which was a small pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    Usually computed tomographic (CT) guidance is used for the procedure, thus enabling needle placement and permitting evaluation of complications such as pneumothorax and bleeding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case of a 33-year-old female with AIDS who presented with fevers, chills, lower back pain and a large right hilar mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] TTNA, however, is more prone to inducing pneumothorax compared to standard bronchoscopy.[symptoma.com]

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