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457 Possible Causes for Paroxysmal Cough

  • Hypersensitivity

    We retrospectively reviewed the records of 3 patients (3 knees) with a delayed type hypersensitivity reaction following Dermabond exposure after an orthopaedic knee procedure. Delayed hypersensitivity reactions are mediated by CD4 helper T cells. The use of skin adhesives in place of traditional sutures is[…][]

  • Atopy

    […] at·o·py \ ˈa-tə-pē \ : a genetic disposition to develop an allergic reaction (such as allergic rhinitis or asthma ) and produce elevated levels of IgE upon exposure to an environmental antigen and especially one inhaled or ingested Other Words from atopy atopic \ (ˌ)ā-ˈtä-pik, -ˈtō- \ adjective First Known Use of[…][]

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Allergol Int. 2018 Jul;67(3):320-325. doi: 10.1016/j.alit.2018.04.011. Epub 2018 May 25. Author information 1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi, Japan. Electronic address: 2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery,[…][]

  • Asthma

    Annual Review of Medicine Vol. 53:477-498 (Volume publication date February 2002) Lee Maddox and David A. Schwartz Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Duke University Medical Center, Research Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27710; e-mail: [email protected] Sections Abstract Key Words INTRODUCTION ETIOLOGY[…][]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Aspiration of leguminous vegetables can cause a granulomatous pneumonitis know as lentil aspiration pneumonia that manifest on radiologic studies with small, poorly defined nodular opacities. We report two cases of lentil aspiration pneumonia that manifested with nodules up to 1.0 cm in diameter on radiographs and CT,[…][]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    More often than not, the person ends his prolonged paroxysmal cough and says, “Well, it’s just a cough.”[] The prolonged paroxysmal cough seen in this disease is thought to be due to the inhibition of ciliary movement.[] The cough may produce more sputum as time passes. It prompts friends and relatives to say, “That’s quite a cough you’ve got there!”[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Paroxysmal cough followed by vomiting may occur.[] Respiratory tract manifestations Patients present with a chronic or recurrent cough, which can be dry and hacking at the beginning and can produce mucoid (early) and purulent[]

  • Acute Tracheitis

    Quite often, chronic tracheitis, the symptoms of which usually include paroxysmal cough, are the result of smoking.[] In hypertrophic form of chronic tracheitis cough accompanied by phlegm, with atrophic - noted a dry paroxysmal cough caused by irritation of the mucous membrane of the trachea[] Allergic form manifests persistent paroxysmal cough, severe pain in the throat and behind the sternum. In children at the peak of the attack, vomiting is possible.[]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Pertussis should be suspected in patients with cough persisting for more than two weeks that is accompanied by symptoms such as paroxysmal cough, whooping cough, and post-tussive[] Nasopharyngeal samples can be tested for influenza and pertussis if these disorders are clinically suspected (eg, for pertussis, persistent and paroxysmal cough after 10 to[]

  • Tracheal Foreign Body

    Between 50% and 90% of children have a suggestive history, most commonly of an acute episode of paroxysmal cough. Other common signs are cyanosis, choking, and dyspnea.[] BRONCHIAL FOREIGN BODY In case of bronchial foreign body the classical clinical triad consist of :  Paroxysmal Cough  Unilateral wheezing  Unilateral diminished breath[]

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