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11 Possible Causes for Pleural Effusion on Chest X-Ray, Sacral Edema

  • Ascites

    x-ray may show pleural effusion or HF Ascitic Tap ( click here for details on how to perform and interpret an ascitic tap ) A diagnostic paracentesis, when only about 20[] Approximately 1,500 mL of fluid must be present to detect dullness. 205 In supine patients, sacral edema is an important clue.[] […] in ascites Blood FBC (anaemia and platelets), U&E, LFT, clotting, gas for pH Imaging Abdominal USS Liver mets, hepatic vein and artery Doppler, splenomegaly (portal HTN) Chest[]

  • Anasarca

    X Ray · May show evidence of pulmonary edema (bat wing appearance of hilar region) · May show evidence of Pleural and Pericardial effusion (due to hypo-albuminemia) · May[] […] who are standing up, and sacral edema in people who are predominantly lying down).[] She was pale, with ankle and sacral edema. Cardiovascular examination revealed sinus tachycardia and normal first and second heart sound.[]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    We describe the case of a 59-year-old Caucasian male who presented to the outpatient clinic with intractable hiccups, upper abdominal pain, repeated bouts of vomiting, and stiff neck. Physical examination revealed a cachectic male with pallor, with enlarged left supraclavicular Virchow's lymph node and[…][]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    The daily dosage was adjusted on the basis of the patient's clinical response and her follow-up chest x-ray studies.[] Peripheral edema: Edema develops in the feet in ambulatory patients and sacral edema in bed bound patients.[] edema).[]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    On the left another patient with a large cardiac silhouette on the chest x-ray due to pericardial effusion.[] As a result, there will be peripheral edema, swelling in foot and ankle in people who are mostly standing and sacral edema in people who are lying down.[] , sacral edema, ascites and/or anasarca Various manifestations of increased hydrostatic venous pressures Hepatosplenomegaly ( /- right upper quadrant pain) Portal and splenic[]

  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

    After chest tube insertion to the right side, a repeated chest X-ray showed minimal pleural effusion and a mass-like lesion at the right lower lung field.[] With regard to edema formation, ankle swelling is a sign of left heart failure sacral edema is a sign of right heart failure pulmonary edema is a sign of right heart failure[] He received medical treatment for 2 weeks with clinical improvement but the abnormal chest x-ray showed no change.[]

  • Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis

    -chest x ray of pleural effusion Diagnosis plerural aspiration . -chest x ray shows percardial calcification Q what is most common cause in UK ?hyperparathyrodism ?[] Physical examinations showed severe mucosal and conjunctival pallor, periorbital and sacral edemas, and abdominal distension.[] 16-chest x ray of pleural effusion Diagnosis plerural aspiration . 17-chest x ray shows percardial calcification Q what is most common cause in UK ?hyperparathyrodism ?[]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    […] and specificity of chest x-ray signs 1 : Westermark sign sensitivity: 14% specificity: 92% positive predictive value: 38% negative predictive value: 76% vascular redistribution[] , sacral edema Nocturia * At least 1 of the following.[] 20%) Hampton hump : peripheral wedge of airspace opacity and implies lung infarction (20%) Westermark sign : regional oligaemia and highest positive predictive value (10%) pleural[]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    Chest X-ray shows normal lung volumes, without infiltrates, pleural effusions or pneumothorax.[] […] abscess; the patient was treated with standard chemotherapy for 18 months. a The MRI before the treatment shows an intervertebral edema of L5/S1 and the formation of sacral[] edema, and the Cobb angle of local lordosis ( yellow lines ) was 31.5 ; there was no significant progression of local kyphosis or simultaneous spinal fusion Finally, according[]

  • Delayed Male Puberty

    Chest X Ray showed bilateral pleural effusion which was predominant in the right side.[] Reported condition didn't make him demand a consult with healthcare units until he was encountered a progressive edema starting from lower limbs accompanied by scrotal, sacral[] , abdominal wall and periorbital edema during recent year with severe exacerbation in recent months and finally fever & chills and progressive dyspnea on exertion followed[]

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