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1,687 Possible Causes for Hemoptysis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Mild hemoptysis may be present; however, hemoptysis made also be seen with tuberculosis and other conditions.[emedicine.medscape.com] Hemoptysis suggests the possibility of tuberculosis. A tuberculin skin test, chest radiography, or both are appropriate in these patients.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    May see hemoptysis and/or systemic signs such as weight loss or poor appetite. CT of chest or chest radiograph may detect lesion. Bronchoscopy may find bronchial lesion.[online.epocrates.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Anyone can get pneumonia. It's commonly a complication of a respiratory infection—especially the flu—but there are more than 30 different causes of the illness. Older adults, children and people with chronic disease, including COPD and asthma, are at high risk for pneumonia. What Are the Symptoms of Pneumonia?[…][lung.org]

  • Appendicitis

    Presently described is rare case of a 51-year-old male who presented with hemoptysis related to pulmonary sequestration associated with acute right lower quadrant abdominal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    A 71-year-old man with a history of pulmonary tuberculosis presented with a fungus ball-like shadow in an old cavity and hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of PIMT with hemoptysis. The girl was misdiagnosed with tuberculosis and treated with anti-tuberculous drugs for a long period of time.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This report describes the case of a 30-year-old homeless man from Pereira, Colombia with tuberculosis, who presented with massive hemoptysis and associated aneurysm of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    […] more common in middle-aged men, possibly related to collagen vascular disease, with positive 'rheumatoid' serology Clinical Aggressive–rapid onset of dyspnea, orthopnea, hemoptysis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Thromboembolic Disease : Pulmonary embolism most often presents as the sudden onset of pleuritic chest pain, shortness of breath and hemoptysis.[antimicrobe.org] , peripheral nerves eosinophilia, p-ANCA, abnormal CXR Wegener’s granulomatosis male or female, adolescent to middle aged fever, wt loss, nasal ulcers, cough, sinusitis, hemoptysis[antimicrobe.org]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Hemoptysis suggests the possibility of tuberculosis. A tuberculin skin test, chest radiography, or both are appropriate in these patients.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Goodpasture Syndrome

    Smoking in young men may trigger anti-GBM disease manifesting with hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms are dyspnea, cough, fatigue, hemoptysis, and hematuria.[merckmanuals.com] She again presented in February 2003 with another episode of hemoptysis.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    Clinicians should consider the possibility of PAA/PAP in the differential diagnosis of hemoptysis during the treatment of patients with lung abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient developed hemoptysis 5 days before his presentation to the emergency.[austinpublishinggroup.com] In view of recurrent hemoptysis and persistence of thick walled cavity, he was admitted for lobectomy (left lower lobe).[medical-case-reports.imedpub.com]

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