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19 Possible Causes for Limited Chest Expansion, Restrictive Respiratory Syndrome

  • Asthma

    The four studies that performed spirometry reported impaired respiratory function linked to pesticide exposure, suggestive of either obstructive or restrictive syndrome according[] syndrome.[] Recent use of neonicotinoid insecticides was associated with various impairments in lung function suggesting a restrictive syndrome, and use of bipyridilium herbicides with[]

  • Atelectasis

    We report a case of a young woman with AOSD who developed unusual respiratory symptoms, with bilateral lower lobar atelectasis and restrictive syndrome and reviewed the literature[] ., acute respiratory distress syndrome, pleural effusion, or pneumothorax i.e., postoperative atelectasis general anesthesia and restricted breathing from pain can cause decreased[]

  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

    Failure, Restrictive Lung Disease, Rheumatoid Lung Disease, Sarcoidosis, Sclerodermal Lung Disease, Sickle Chest Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Smoke Inhalation,[] […] of the chest. 24, 100 – 104 It may be bilateral or limited to one side. 105 The resultant restrictive defect in lung function is responsible for incapacitating breathlessness[] […] of diaphragm or of lower chest expansion shall be rated at least 20-percent disabling.[]

  • Restrictive Lung Disease

    Acute parenchymal restrictive diseases include Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome.[] […] is limited because of alterations in the lung parenchyma or because of abnormalities in the pleura, chest wall, or neuromuscular apparatus.[] […] polio and myasthenia gravis chest wall limitation kyphosis, scoliosis, and morbid obesity pleural compliance mesothelioma interstitial lung diseases (diffuse parenchymal[]

  • Pleurisy

    ., superior vena cava [SVC] syndrome).[] With very large amounts of fluid accumulation, the expansion of the lungs can be limited, and shortness of breath can worsen.[] The presence of fluid in the normally negative-pressure environment of the pleural space has a number of consequences for respiratory physiology.[]

  • Hemopneumothorax

    Eosinophilic pneumonia · Respiratory hypersensitivity ( Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ) Hamman-Rich syndrome · Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Obstructive or restrictive[] A standing chest X-ray performed on day 6 of admission after the removal of the thoracostomy tube showed a complete re-expansion of his right lung.[] […] pneumoconiosis, Siderosis, Silicosis, Byssinosis ) Hypersensitivity pneumonitis ( Bagassosis, Bird fancier's lung, Farmer's lung ) Other ARDS · Pulmonary edema · Löffler's syndrome[]

  • Spondylocostal Dysostosis

    […] to the syndrome.[] […] visible chest expansion requiring mechanical ventilation.[] Cause of death was respiratory insufficiency secondary to pneumonia and pulmonary restriction.[]

  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis Interstitial Lung Disease

    Classically, PFT shows a restrictive syndrome depending on the progression of the disease [ 86 ].[] […] polio and myasthenia gravis chest wall limitation kyphosis, scoliosis, and morbid obesity pleural compliance mesothelioma interstitial lung diseases (diffuse parenchymal[] PFTs are usually abnormal in Sjögren's syndrome patients when ILD is discovered [ 36 ]. They show restrictive abnormalities and a decrease in D LCO [ 43, 46, 51 ].[]

  • Respiratory Acidosis

    […] distress syndrome Restrictive lung disease Aspiration Airway Disorders Upper Airway obstruction Laryngospasm Bronchospasm/Asthma External Factors Inadequate mechanical ventilation[] Opiates (respiratory depression), obesity (chest wall limits expansion), stroke, diaphragmatic rupture, diaphragmatic anything really, cervical trauma (impinging the nerves[] […] acidosis (increased bicarbonate) COPD kyphoscoliosis Obesity hypoventilation syndromes End stage restrictive pulmonary disease Respiratory Alkalosis Respiratory alkalosis[]

  • Swyer-James Syndrome

    Anesthetic implications: chronic respiratory infections, bronchiectasies, restrictive and obstructive syndrome.[] Respiratory examination revealed reduced chest expansion and crackles were detected in the left lung.[] (b, c and d) Three chest tube drains indicated by the ‘short arrows’ with the same limits of the lower lobe.[]

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