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147 Possible Causes for Pleural Effusion, Tracheal Deviation, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Atelectasis

    RESULTS: 23% of the patients had changes in the lung related to pleural effusion, atelectasis or pneumonia/pneumonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We present a case of whole-lung torsion after massive pleural effusion and atelectasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A chest ultrasound confirmed the presence of a lung consolidation and of a modest pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleural Effusion

    Large effusion: complete shadowing of the lung with mediastinal shift and tracheal deviation away from the effusion Lateral decubitus view : demonstrates whether fluid is[amboss.com] Home » Tutorials » Chest X-ray Tutorials » Chest X-ray Abnormalities » Introduction » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 » Conclusion Key points The pleura and pleural spaces are only[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] Pleural disease Empyema Heart failure Pulmonary embolism Subpulmonic effusion Thoracentesis MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Pleural Effusion Pleural Effusion Images from MedPix[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Chest x-ray showed a right hilar mass. Sputum cytology revealed abnormal cells that were "positive for malignancy."[peir.path.uab.edu] 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] Sometimes a physician finds an abnormality on a chest x-ray prompting further evaluation with a chest CT scan or other imaging method.[lungcancer.about.com]

  • Pleurisy

    Abnormalities may be detected through an X-ray if there are other causes of the pleuritic pain.[newsmax.com] Four weeks later although her right sided pleural effusion was subsiding she developed a left sided pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Your doctor will want to investigate an unexplained abnormality seen on an X-ray with additional imaging, usually beginning with a computerized tomography (CT) scan.[diagnose-me.com]

  • Bronchial Adenocarcinoma

    Tumours that haemorrhage can usually be visualised by bronchoscopy and this investigation becomes essential when an abnormal x-ray indicates a mass or collapse of a lobe due[health24.com] Benign pleural effusion may be due to lymphatic obstruction, post-obstructive pneumonitis, or atelectasis Malignant pleural effusion occurs when malignant cells are present[pathophys.org] Physical examination revealed no abnormalities. A chest x-ray revealed a mass measuring 65 mm in diameter in the right lower lung field (Figure 1 ).[wjso.biomedcentral.com]

  • Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    A bone scan showed abnormal symmetrical accumulations in the extremities, but periosteal proliferation was not demonstrated by X-ray.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] These may include: a complete blood count (CBC) test to evaluate overall health a lung needle biopsy to remove a small sample of lung tissue for analysis a chest X-ray to[healthline.com]

  • Hemothorax

    deviation away from pneumothorax - Percussion hyperresonnance - Unilateral absence [symptoma.com] Although tracheal deviation and jugular venous distention are commonly cited[symptoma.com] A chest MRI may be done to: Provide an alternative to angiography , or avoid repeated exposure to radiation Clarify findings from earlier x-rays or CT scans Diagnose abnormal[medlineplus.gov] Presence of a pleural effusion following trauma or a rapidly enlarging pleural effusion following a pleural procedure suggests the presence of a hemothorax.[pulmonologyadvisor.com]

  • Empyema

    Tests that may be ordered include: Chest x-ray CT scan of chest Pleural fluid analysis Thoracentesis Treatment The goal of treatment is to cure the infection.[mountsinai.org] Therapeutic options for a pleural effusion depend on the type and stage of the effusion.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Your doctor will usually perform certain tests or procedures to confirm a diagnosis: Chest X-rays and CT scans will show whether or not there’s fluid in the pleural space.[healthline.com]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Radiographic features Chest X-ray abnormalities are nearly always found. However in the presence of HIV infection, a normal X-ray is more common.[southsudanmedicaljournal.com] He was admitted for progression of left pleural effusion and consolidation in the left upper lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A Somali patient with previous tuberculosis presented clinically unwell with features consistent with a right-sided pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chylothorax

    ABSTRACT A chylothorax and a cholesterol pleural effusion represent the two forms of lipid effusions encountered.[oadoi.org] Pleural fluid analysis in chylous pleural effusion. Chest. 2008; 133 1436-1441 41 Maldonado F, Hawkins F J, Daniels C E, Doerr C H, Decker P A, Ryu J H.[dx.doi.org] A chylothorax and a cholesterol pleural effusion represent the two forms of lipid effusions encountered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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