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96 Possible Causes for Hiccup, Pleural Effusion on Chest X-Ray, Vomiting

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    Most people with Mallory-Weiss syndrome will bring up (vomit) an amount of bright red blood. This will often happen after a bout of normal retching or vomiting.[] The lesion, documented by endoscopy, appeared to follow hiccups. The bleeding responded to conservative medical management and resolved without surgical intervention.[] Click here for Patient Education Mallory-Weiss syndrome is a nonpenetrating mucosal laceration of the distal esophagus and proximal stomach caused by vomiting, retching, or hiccuping[]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Chest X-ray revealed right pleural effusion and a round infiltration over the right lower chest, initially suspected to be malignant.[] There was no vomiting, diarrhea, or abdominal pain. There was no history of pica.[] Presents with cough, increased respiratory rate with shallow respiration, diminished or absent breath sounds, hiccups, dullness in percussion, tenderness over the 8th–11th[]

  • Kerosene Poisoning

    Figure 1: The chest X-ray after he presented to us showed homogenous opacities with bilateral pleural effusion Click here to view Figure 2: Bilateral pleural effusion and[] The most commonly observed symptoms were cough (67.2%), tachypnea (56.5%), fever (54.1%), and vomiting (27.8%).[] Anger At what has happened. fullness and painful hiccups are always there before during or after eating and I get an episode of severe heartburn and reflux whenever I bend[]

  • Pneumonia

    A CT scan shows more detail than a chest x ray. Pleural fluid culture.[] Aspiration pneumonia Aspiration pneumonia occurs when you inhale food, drink, vomit or saliva into your lungs.[] Chest X-ray patterns seen with bacterial CAP are generally areas of consolidation in one lobe or multilobar. Pleural effusions are uncommon.[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Chest X-ray lateral view showed a soft tissue swelling arising from the sternum.[] […] presented with a rare case of brain metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) production causing cerebellar hemorrhage with symptoms of nausea, vomiting[] […] and nephrocalcinosis; polyuria or polydipsia; impairment of renal function Bones – bone pain and fractures; chondrocalcinosis Groans – anorexia, constipation, nausea and vomiting[]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Ileus, loss of psoas shadow, sentinel loop, pancreatic calcification, and calcified gallstones Chest X-ray Pleural effusions (usually on left) and pulmonary infiltrates Chest[] We report a 10-year-old child who presented with fever, persistent vomiting, and abdominal pain. A diagnosis of acute pancreatitis was made.[] Other gastrointestinal symptoms like feeling of fullness, intractable hiccups, clay-colored stools, indigestion and sometimes jaundice are also associated with acute pancreatitis[]

  • Diaphragmatic Rupture

    Occasionally a raised hemidiaphragm may be mistaken for a pleural effusion They can have similar X-ray appearances and both can cause dullness to percussion, but only an effusion[] We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the diaphragm that was caused by violent vomiting and immediately diagnosed by the imaging features before the operation.[] At that time chest x-ray showed fracture of left lower ribs, along with left sided pleural effusion, which was treated successfully with chest drainage.[]

  • Diaphragmatic Eventration

    We report a case of such an association in a 2-month-old boy who presented with tachypnea aggravated by feeding and recurrent vomiting.[] Hiccups: A subtle sign in the clinical diagnosis of gastric volvulus and a review of the literature. Dig Dis Sci Nov 2008;53:3033-6. 6.[] Specific symptoms of eventration of the diaphragm were reported for 86 cases; and the typical symptoms included rapid breathing, vomiting, and recurrent respiratory infections[]

  • Pleural Effusion

    Some patients with pleural effusion have no symptoms, with the condition discovered on a chest x-ray that is performed for another reason.[] […] obstruction Transudative Facial swelling and ruddy complexion, upper extremity swelling Gastrointestinal Abdominal abscess Exudative Abdominal pain, chills, fever, nausea, vomiting[] Other symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, hiccups, rapid breathing, abdominal pain, and joint stiffness.[]

  • Methylprednisolone

    The presence and severity of pericardial effusion was determined by echocardiography, with chest X-ray used to assess pleural effusion.[] Administration of methylprednisolone was associated with less postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting, with no statistical difference in septic complications.[] The primary endpoint was the difference in hiccup intensity as measured using the numeric rating scale (NRS) between two groups.[]

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