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181 Possible Causes for Fever, Pneumothorax, Retrosternal Chest Pain

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    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).[clinicaladvisor.com] High grade fever is a rare presentation of thromboembolic phenomenon. A middle aged woman presented with high grade fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pleuritic chest pain, retrosternal chest pain. Cough and haemoptysis. Any chest symptoms in a patient with symptoms suggesting a deep vein thrombosis (DVT).[patient.info]

  • 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[books.google.com] This pericarditis is due to dengue fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After 90 hours of 5-fluorouracil infusion, he developed severe retrosternal chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    The patient developed a large left-sided iatrogenic pneumothorax, which recurred and failed to resolve despite the successful insertion of both Seldinger and surgical chest[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Post-operative fever is common following emergency surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unlike the common PLCH cases, this PLCH case has cervical lymph node involvement and right pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Perforation

    Chest radiography and computed tomography (CT) revealed a massive left pleural effusion and left tension pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On physical examination, general weakness, chest pain, odynophagia, and a fever up to 38.9 C were found.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients complain of throat or retrosternal chest pain, which is sudden onset.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Pneumoperitoneum

    Iatrogenic pneumothorax and mortality in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with chronic pain abdomen and fever which later evolved to acute abdomen during the course of hospital stay.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pneumoperitoneum observed up to 48 d status post laparoscopic hysterectomy, in the absence of peritoneal signs, fever, leukocytosis, or hemodynamic instability, may be considered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

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

  • Asthma

    Overall, three cases of pneumothorax and two cases of pneumorrhachis were reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acetaminophen is a widely used medication for the treatment of pain and fever in children and pregnant women.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 72-year-old woman with asthma attack and retrosternal chest pain was presented to our emergency unit.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    She developed spontaneous right-sided pneumothorax. Autopsy, revealed rupture of cavitary pulmonary infarction to be the cause of the pneumothorax, a rare finding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of PE-related fever are similar to postoperative fever.[circ.ahajournals.org] This report documents a pulmonary infarction secondary to an angiographically proven pulmonary embolus with complicating aseptic cavitation and pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Influenza

    […] cardiac dilatation and supraventricular tachyarrhythmias, has been common. 14-16,24 Other complications have included ventilator-associated pneumonia, pulmonary hemorrhage, pneumothorax[doi.org] Miller, Acute Fever and Petechial Rash Associated with Influenza A Virus Infection, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 29, Issue 2, 15 July 1999, Pages 453–454, Download[doi.org] A 57-year-old white man presented to the Emergency Department with sudden onset of severe, nonexertional, retrosternal, pressure-like chest pain for a few hours and with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

    […] pattern with inter-intralobular septal thickening, two patients (11.1%) with small-airway involvement with mosaic oligoemia, two patients (11.1%) with pleural involvement (pneumothorax[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever and uveitis no longer recurred after 6 months of medication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] formation in chronic sarcoid cavities (usually TB) · Focal pleural thickening · Bronchostenosis with lobar atelectasis · Pulmonary arterial hypertension · Cor pulmonale · Pneumothorax[learningradiology.com]

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