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1,996 Possible Causes for Pleural Effusion, Weight Loss

  • Tuberculosis

    The definitive diagnosis was BTB with pleural effusion. INTERVENTIONS: Treatment with a quadruple combinational antituberculous therapy was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include the following: fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats .[web.archive.org] We report a 9-year-old girl from Mumbai, India with fever, bilateral pleural effusion, thrombocytopaenia, haemoconcentration and oliguria due to hantavirus infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Loss Surgery) Cancer (Oncology) Cardiovascular Dentistry Dermatology Diabetes Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Eye Care Fertility Center[uhealthsystem.com] She later developed respiratory distress and was found to have a pleural effusion and empyema and was admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit for two weeks.[dx.doi.org] She later developed respiratory distress and was found to have a pleural effusion and empyema and was admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit for two weeks.[doi.org]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    […] the Flu Learn More Nutrition & Weight Loss Junk Food: Will Higher Taxes Break Our Addiction?[slidellmemorial.org] Abstract We present the case of a 33-year-old male patient suffering from lymphocytic pleural effusion, as a result of pleural mesothelioma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Four years after the diagnosis of lymphoma, she presented with a left pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    The first case was a 13-year-old patient who was admitted with a 2-month history of fever, weight loss, night sweats, and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was admitted for progression of left pleural effusion and consolidation in the left upper lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with cough, vomiting, weight loss and respiratory distress. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 2011.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whipple Disease

    The association of mediastinal adenopathy or pleural effusion offers additional concern.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 72-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of dysphagia, fatigue, 60-lb weight loss, and central nervous system (CNS) deficits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fluid may collect in the space between the pleural layers (a condition called pleural effusion ). The lymph nodes may become enlarged.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    Patients develop chronic productive cough, haemoptysis, weight loss and chest pains.[life-worldwide.org] These consist of nodules, cavities, pneumonia, adenopathy, pleural effusion, fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and calcification.[journals.lww.com] , and pneumothorax with associated pleural effusion.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pulmonary Lymphoma

    They are: Fevers Unexplained weight loss Respiratory problems Treatment and prognosis of pulmonary lymphoma Because this cancer is so rare, the optimal treatment for pulmonary[lymphomainfo.net] A chest x-ray showed increased opacities and pleural effusion in the right inferior lobe.[archbronconeumol.org] loss are uncommon Signs: -Lymphadenopathy usually absent Complications: -Transformation to high-grade NHL (in Treatment Asymptomatic: may not require treatment Symptomatic[mdnxs.com]

  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis

    CASE REPORT: A 64-year-old male patient presented with a productive cough, bloody sputum, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Accordingly, pleurodesis with minocyclin was undertaken, which was fortunately effective for controlling the pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is usually a longer history of illness and associated weight loss and haemoptysis.[patient.info]

  • Multicentric Castleman's Disease

    Abstract A 49-year-old man with superficial lymphadenopathy presented with symptoms of low-grade fever, general fatigue and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nevertheless, his general condition, including pleural effusion and ascites, worsened, and C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 levels showed marked increases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presented with fevers, dry cough, weight loss and drenching night sweats. Routine investigations were all unremarkable.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Abstract A 14-year-old girl had progressive dyspnea and right lower chest pain for about 1 1/2 months and a weight loss of 3 kg in 2 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract The computed tomographic scans of 38 patients with proven subphrenic abscesses and 28 patients with proven pleural effusions were reviewed without knowledge of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss of 10 kg during the preceding six months, despite the presence of a good appetite.[nejm.org]

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