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1,348 Possible Causes for Fever, Pneumothorax, Weight Loss

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    The first case was a 13-year-old patient who was admitted with a 2-month history of fever, weight loss, night sweats, and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of acute empyema with intractable pneumothorax associated with ruptured lung abscess caused by Mycobacterium avium in an immunocompromised patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchiectasis

    Surgery is indicated in unsuccessful medical treatment and complications of bronchiectasis e.g. haemoptysis, lung abscess, lung masses and pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 64-year-old woman with a history of weight loss and a markedly elevated serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 level of 560 U/mL was referred for an F-FDG PET study to evaluate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 21-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 9-day history of productive cough and fever. Bronchiectasis after Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    A 24-year-old Chinese woman presented with cough, chest pain, weight loss, low grade fever and bronchial breath sounds on auscultation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code First underlying condition, such as: catamenial pneumothorax due to endometriosis ( N80.8 ) cystic fibrosis ( E84.- ) eosinophilic[icd10data.com] A 57-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for lumbago, weight loss and weakness of her right lower extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    Active pleural drainage of the pneumothorax was unsuccessful and after two months, surgical suture of the lung was performed under general anaesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common presenting features include dyspnea, cough, low-grade fever, inspiratory crackles, and digital clubbing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms were long-lasting dry cough, fever and physical deterioration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Imaging Chest XRay Useful in ruling out Pneumonia or Pneumothorax May identify underlying cause (e.g.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

    The patient visited our hospital with dyspnea, blood-tinged sputum, and weight loss, which had appeared 2 months earlier.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient responded well to amphotericin B with subsidence of fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    An air-fluid level in the pleural space is a clue that the process is not a spontaneous pneumothorax. In the past, these cavities often were surgically resected.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients develop chronic productive cough, haemoptysis, weight loss and chest pains.[life-worldwide.org] It can cause fever, chest pain and coughing, among other signs and symptoms. Two species of coccidioides fungi cause valley fever.[mayoclinic.org]

  • 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] After being treated for a presumed asthma exacerbation with prednisone, she experienced worsening dyspnea, night sweats, and unintentional weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever and uveitis no longer recurred after 6 months of medication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    An 80-year-old woman presented with weight loss, fatigue, dizziness and a brain stem lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypertension]]): due to pulmonary vasculitis Pneumonia-like illness: presents with dyspnea/ cough/ sputum Endobronchial lesion: obstructive symptoms/ hemoptysis (may be massive) Pneumothorax[mdnxs.com] […] describe LYG in a 56-year-old renal allograft recipient 11 years after transplantation, on azathioprine and prednisolone maintenance immunosuppression, presenting to us with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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