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664 Possible Causes for Hoarseness, Pleural Effusion

  • Tuberculosis

    […] be suspected in any patient with symptoms including coughing for more than 3 weeks, loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss, night sweats, bloody sputum or hemoptysis, hoarseness[ada.org] The definitive diagnosis was BTB with pleural effusion. INTERVENTIONS: Treatment with a quadruple combinational antituberculous therapy was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Many had dry coughs without expectoration, and accompanied with hoarseness of voice.[ebooks.adelaide.edu.au]

  • 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]

  • Influenza

    The x-ray reveals extensive infiltrates in the lower right lobe without pleural effusion. The left lung is normal.[dx.doi.org] Signs of serious allergic reaction can include breathing problems, hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, a fast heartbeat, or dizziness.[web.archive.org] Hoarse, dry or sore throat, cough and possible mild chest discomfort become more noticeable. You may feel tired or flat. Day 8: Symptoms decrease.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Myxedema

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

  • 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]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    […] pleural mesothelioma may include include: Pain in chest or lower back Trouble breathing Cough Fever Excessive sweating Fatigue Weight loss (without trying) Trouble swallowing Hoarseness[thelyonfirm.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 following are symptoms of pleural mesothelioma: Breathlessness (dyspnea) Chronic cough Hoarseness Coughing up blood (hemoptysis) Chest pain Unexplained weight loss Fatigue[napolilaw.com]

  • Carcinoma of the Lung

    Gefitinib was administered and the pleural effusion resolved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Chest radiography showed a shadow of pleural effusion by the height of the front end of the third right rib.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] return (causing edema) from: Arms: limb edema Periorbital area: periorbital edema Ocular mucosal membranes: chemosis (visual disturbance) Pharynx and larynx: stridor and hoarseness[epomedicine.com]

  • Cryptococcosis

    All patients presented with hoarseness, and two (11%) presented with acute airway obstruction that required tracheotomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cultures of the pleural effusion drawn on August 19 yielded Cryptococcus neoformans (isolate A).[nejm.org] She complained hoarseness with swallowing pain and irritability of the larynx for over a month.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    […] 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] 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] […] that may occur with NSCLC and SCLC include cough , shortness of breath , wheezing , fatigue , chest pain , weight loss and loss of appetite , recurring lung infections, hoarseness[medicinenet.com]

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