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133 Possible Causes for Hyperresonance

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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    […] cough or expectoration Breathing may be assisted by pursed lips and use of accessory respiratory muscles; patients may adopt the tripod sitting position The chest may be hyperresonant[emedicine.medscape.com] Thoracic examination reveals the following: Hyperinflation (barrel chest) Wheezing – Frequently heard on forced and unforced expiration Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Asthma

    Various conditions such as rhinosinusitis, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, psychological disturbances, chronic infections and obstructive sleep apnoea are often observed in asthmatic patients and may affect asthma control and outcomes. These comorbidities may change the asthma phenotype, be part of the same[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumothorax

    Patients with pneumothorax present with sudden-onset dyspnea, ipsilateral chest pain, diminished breath sounds, and hyperresonant percussion on the affected side.[amboss.com] […] coughing can also cause Presentation Symptoms sudden-onset, unilateral, pleuritic chest pain dyspnea acute respiratory distress Physical exam decreased or absent breath sounds hyperresonance[step2.medbullets.com] […] appearances may be normal Sweating, tachypnoea, tachycardia (most common finding) Splinting of the chest wall to relieve pleuritic pain Decreased or absent breath sounds Hyperresonance[rch.org.au]

  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    There will be decreased breath sounds on the affected side and hyperresonance to percussion. What is the most likely cause for a spontaneous pneumothorax?[quizlet.com] […] appearances may be normal Sweating, tachypnoea, tachycardia (most common finding) Splinting of the chest wall to relieve pleuritic pain Decreased or absent breath sounds Hyperresonance[rch.org.au] Tachycardia is the most common finding and, depending on the amount of lung involved, other physical findings include decreased chest wall movement, a hyperresonant percussion[aafp.org]

  • Traumatic Pneumothorax

    Breath sounds may be diminished and the affected hemithorax hyperresonant to percussion—mainly with larger pneumothoraces.[merckmanuals.com] […] on lung in COPD or Congenital (present from birth -Dyspnea (labored breathing) -Dry hacking cough -Asymmetric chest movement -Diminished or absent BS over affected side -Hyperresonance[quizlet.com]

  • Hyperactive Airway Disease

    Hyperresonance of the lungs – Hyperresonance may indicate lung consolidation because of accumulation of pulmonary secretions.[healthfoxx.com]

  • Catamenial Pneumothorax

    Physical examination was remarkable for decreased breath sounds and hyperresonance over the right hemithorax. Her labs were unremarkable.[amjmed.org] Physical findings classically consist of absent tactile fremitus, hyperresonance to percussion, and decreased breath sounds on the affected side.[merckmanuals.com] […] clinical finding (single most common finding) Keep high index of suspicion COPD patients Tall, thin males Changes on affected side Unilateral absent or decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[fpnotebook.com]

  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax

    Clinical signs of tension pneumothorax include tracheal deviation, hyperresonance, and hypotension.[aneskey.com] […] pain that may radiate to neck, back, and shoulder hemodynamic instability tachycardia tachypnea dyspnea hypoxemia ipsilateral decreased or absent breath sounds ipsilateral hyperresonance[journals.lww.com] Patients with pneumothorax present with sudden-onset dyspnea, ipsilateral chest pain, diminished breath sounds, and hyperresonant percussion on the affected side.[amboss.com]

  • Artificial Pneumothorax

    Abstract Systemic air embolism occurred in a patient during general anaesthesia, with positive pressure ventilation, following induction of artificial pneumothorax to assist in the diagnosis of a mediastinal mass. A sudden change in vital signs together with neurological abnormalities suggested involvement of both[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Silicosis

    […] printable version Fact sheet N 238 May 2000 Silicosis Silicosis, one of the oldest occupational diseases, still kills thousands of people every year, everywhere in the world. It is an incurable lung disease caused by inhalation of dust containing free crystalline silica. It is irreversible and, moreover, the disease[…][web.archive.org]

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