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1,125 Possible Causes for Hoarseness, Pleural Effusion

  • Carcinoma of the Lung

    Cancer of the trachea—dry cough, hoarseness, breathlessness, difficulty swallowing Cancer of the larynx (at the top of the trachea)—hoarseness, voice changes, sore throat[publichealth.va.gov] Gefitinib was administered and the pleural effusion resolved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] According to the Cleveland Clinic, these symptoms include: Persistent, prolonged cough Coughing up blood Wheezing and shortness of breath Chest pain Appetite loss Hoarseness[livescience.com]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    He had dysphagia, weight loss and hoarseness of voice. Lab tests potassium of 2.5 mmol/l, with normal sodium, urea, creatinine. Bicarbonate 35 mmol/l.[endocrine-abstracts.org] Hereby, we describe a case of a patient with pulmonary plasmacytoma, who developed nodal and pulmonary MM with a pleural effusion, the radiological appearance of which mimicked[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] often o SVC obstruction (5%) § Most often small cell · Associated clinical findings o Horner's syndrome § Pancoast tumor o Elevated hemidiaphragm § Phrenic nerve paralysis o Hoarseness[learningradiology.com]

  • Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    […] occurred, chest pain develops in up to 49% of patients and is often accompanied by pleural/pericardial effusions, dysphagia, Horner's syndrome (ptosis, miosis, anhidrosis), and hoarseness[symptoma.com] Thoracic washings may provide evidence of cancer beyond the pleura in patients without pleural effusion which may be indicative of advanced disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and can present in the following ways: constitutional fever weight loss malaise primary tumor cough hemoptysis dyspnea local invasion dysphagia ( esophageal compression ) hoarseness[radiopaedia.org]

  • Lung Cancer

    Early symptoms of SCLC: Persistent cough Chest pain that gets worse with deep breathing, laughing or coughing Hoarseness Unexplained loss of appetite and weight Coughing up[cancercenter.com] Fluid in the chest (pleural effusion). Lung cancer can cause fluid to accumulate in the space that surrounds the affected lung in the chest cavity (pleural space).[mayoclinic.org] Pleurodesis obliterates the pleural space to prevent recurrent effusion.[guidelinesinpractice.co.uk]

  • Recurrent Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    Some of the symptoms of less advanced cancer include chronic cough, coughing up blood, chest pain, hoarseness, shortness of breath, wheezing, chest pain, weight loss, and[en.wikipedia.org] Rova-T was withdrawn due to adverse events in 18 patients (22%), the most frequent causes including pleural effusion (n 4), pericardial effusion (n 2), and maculopapular rash[targetedonc.com] […] following: Cough Coughing up blood Shortness of breath Chest pain worsened by deep breathing Symptoms due to spread of the cancer to nearby areas include the following: Hoarse[webmd.com]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    The following are symptoms of pleural mesothelioma: Breathlessness (dyspnea) Chronic cough Hoarseness Coughing up blood (hemoptysis) Chest pain Unexplained weight loss Fatigue[napolilaw.com] Abstract We present the case of a 33-year-old male patient suffering from lymphocytic pleural effusion, as a result of pleural mesothelioma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the ribs Abdominal pain Abdominal bloating Persistent coughing Difficulty swallowing Weight loss Anemia Abnormalities in blood clotting Fluid surrounding the lung Wheezing Hoarseness[shraderlaw.com]

  • Myxedema

    Myxedema typically present with a distinct facial appearance, hoarse slow speech, and dryness of the skin.[symptoma.com] Fluid accumulation may cause pleural effusions and decreased diffusing capacity.[emedicine.com] Characteristic symptoms are weakness, cold intolerance, mental and physical slowness, dry skin, typical facies, and hoarse voice.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    […] respiratory failure and congestive heart failure with infection, pneumonia or symptoms of wheezing, dyspnea, cough, sputum production, nasal congestion, sore throat, and/or hoarseness[contagionlive.com] Pleural effusion, hilar lymphadenopathy and pneumothorax are uncommon findings.[radiopaedia.org] If laryngitis develops (larynx voice box itis inflammation), the patient may lose their voice or become hoarse.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Angioedema

    […] airway compromise IMPENDING AIRWAY DISASTER TRIAD Rapid onset aphagia or severe dysphagia, frequently associated with a severe sore throat Rapid onset laryngeal voice change: hoarse[entsho.com] Abdominal computed tomography – This may show severe edema of the bowel wall [1] Chest radiography – This may show pleural effusion Soft-tissue neck radiography – This may[emedicine.medscape.com] […] eyelids may affect extremities, genitalia or viscera (e.g. intensitines) Features of significant airway involvement: Dyspnea, dysphagia, dysphonia, odynophagia, stridor, hoarseness[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Classic symptoms include edema, plethora, and distended veins of the face, neck, and chest; shortness of breath; cough; headache; and hoarseness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pleural effusion was confirmed to be a tuberculous empyema.[erj.ersjournals.com] Severe cases present with hoarseness, laryngeal edema and neurological deficits.[symptoma.com]

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