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168 Possible Causes for Muscle Spasm, Spontaneous Pneumothorax

  • Homocystinuria

    The child responded well to this therapy and the muscle spasms as well as skin manifestations such as cutis marmorata subsided.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abnormal front-to-back curvature of the spine (kyphosis) and a collapsed lung (spontaneous pneumothorax) have also been reported in individuals with homocystinuria due to[rarediseases.org] Spontaneous pneumothorax in association with pyridoxine-responsive homocystinuria. J Inherit Metab Dis . 1997 Nov. 20(6):831-2. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Inflammation of the bronchioles develops and causes smooth muscles in lung tissue to contract (spasm), further obstructing airflow.[merckmanuals.com] We report the management of a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with a history of recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax undergoing nephrectomy under regional[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To the best of our knowledge, this is a unique case of CO2 narcosis after spontaneous tension pneumothorax in a patient with COPD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    Acute asthma involves: Bronchospasm (smooth muscle spasm narrowing airways). Excessive production of secretions (plugging airways).[patient.info] Overall, three cases of pneumothorax and two cases of pneumorrhachis were reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In an asthma attack, the airways (passages to the lungs) narrow from muscle spasms and swelling (inflammation), which can cause breathing problems, wheezing and coughing.[doi.org]

  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax

    spasm of the right levator scapula.[healthcmi.com] STUDY DESIGN: From April 2001 through October 2003 patients with iatrogenic or spontaneous pneumothorax were enrolled in this prospective, randomized trial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common risk factor for spontaneous pneumothorax is smoking, although chronic lung disease and infections are predisposing factors.[aneskey.com]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    1.9 secs 30 Rock (2006) - S05E16 TGS Hates Women my ocular muscles might spasm[getyarn.io] pneumothorax tends to occur in young adult males producing sharp pleuritic chest discomfort and dyspnea; (b) Pulmonary embolus may produce pleuritic pain, however, dyspnea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Has anyone ever experienced muscle spasms in your neck?[myfibroteam.com]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Musculoskeletal pain may be related to muscle spasm and/or myofascial pain related to joint hypermobility.[clinicaladvisor.com] Abstract The authors describe a 16-year-old boy, previously healthy, who was admitted to our hospital for left-sided spontaneous pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnostic imaging revealed a spontaneous right-sided pneumothorax due to ruptured subpleural bullae in the apex of the right lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Focal Task Specific Dystonia

    […] or repetitive motor tasks trigger muscle spasms.[cmpl.columbia.edu] Medical history: 4 (33.3%) patients had a history of unrelated disorders (alcoholism, 1; depression, 1; tobacco dependence, 1; surgically treated spontaneous pneumothorax,[elsevier.es] Abstract Dystonia is a disorder of motion; accompanied by unintentional muscle spasms leading to repetitive movements and/or aberrant posture that appears during a specific[scopemed.org]

  • Chest Wall Disorder

    spasm; vascular congestion, edema, a thickening of the mucus and impaired ciliary function, increased bronchial hyperresponsiveness little hairlike projections on epithelial[quizlet.com] Spontaneous PneumothoraxPneumothorax – free air in the intrapleural space Spontaneous pneumothorax – occurs in the absence of any precipitating factor (traumatic or iatrogenic[slideshare.net] spasm or ice for swelling Simple analgesia Consideration of formal physiotherapy if symptoms persist 24 (this may include biomechanical assessment with relevant stretching[racgp.org.au]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Presenting complaints were dyspnea (61%), paresthesia (35%), chest pain or tightness (43%), muscle spasm (9%), dizziness (13%), palpitations (13%), and panic (30%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pneumothorax ).[emedicine.medscape.com] The symptoms of acute hyperventilation are mainly caused by the hypocalcemia. 4 Symptoms Tachypnea Muscle spasms Paresthesia Dizziness Anxiety Spasms of the muscles of the[flexikon.doccheck.com]

  • Pyopneumothorax

    Risus sardonicus , a sustained spasming of the face muscles may also be termed the Hippocratic Smile.[en.wikipedia.org] Walter Spontaneous pneumothorax in Wegener's Granulomatosis Thorax, 37 (1982), pp. 774-775 [2] R. Maguire, A.S. Fauci, J.L. Doppman, S.M.[elsevier.es] Spontaneous pneumothorax in Wegener's Granulomatosis. Thorax, 37 (1982), pp. 774-775 [2] R. Maguire, A.S. Fauci, J.L. Doppman, S.M. Wolff.[elsevier.es]

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