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275 Possible Causes for Pleural Rub

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Other signs are pleural rub , reduced chest expansion on the affected side, bronchial breathing and increased vocal resonance /vocal and tactile fremitus .[]

  • Pneumonia

    Signs: tachypnoea, bronchial breathing, crepitations, pleural rub, dullness with percussion.[] Pleural rub Chest X-ray usually done to confirm the diagnosis Sputum samples and blood tests done to diagnose the type of pneumonia that is present sputum test is done to[] […] space, causing a rub heard by auscultation, and it may lead to resolution or to organization and pleural adhesions" (Atkuri & King, 2006; Steyl, 2007) Causes There are many[]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Finally, pleural rub and/or pericardial rub are heard in those with complications.[] Diaphragmatic irritation from abscess might refer pain to the right shoulder or result in cough or pleural rub.[]

  • Radiation Pneumonitis

    . • Many patients have no abnormal chest findings,while others have crackles or a pleural rub over the area of irradiation. • Dullness to percussion from a small pleural effusion[]

  • Lobar Pneumonia

    A pleural rub and reduced expansion on the affected side may be present 5 . Consolidation in lobar pneumonia mainly affect the alveolar air spaces.[] […] friction rub Bronchopneumonia : Caused by a wider variety of organisms (most commonly Staphylococci , also Streptococci , H. influenzae , P. aeruginosa , coliforms and some[] […] shivering attacks Cough with ‘rusty’ blood-stained sputum (red hepatisation) Difficulty breathing Pleurisy; characterized by sharp pain on coughing or on deep inspiration and pleural[]

  • Viral Pneumonia

    If early in process: pleural rub. 1. Synthetic monoclonal antibody against RSV. 2. Effective in the prevention of RSV infection 3. Used in the out-patient setting 4.[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    Clinical features        Productive cough Pleural pain Sudden expectoration of copious sputum High pyrexia Profound systemic upset Pleural rub Signs of consolidation[]

  • Hemothorax

    […] space (pleural friction rub sound) inflammation of pleura with or without pleural effusion causes deposition of fibrinous exudate results in decreased movement between pleura[] Pleuritic chest pain greater during inspiration causing pt to splint Pleurisy may precede an effusion B/S - friction rub Chest tube (know for board exams) insert in the 6th[] […] midaxillary space when draining fluid insert in the 2nd midclavicular space when draining air -air in the pleural space -trauma to the chest caused by diagnostic or therapeutic[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    In addition, a pulmonary infarction that affects the pleural lining of the lungs may produce a distinctive “pleural rubbing” sound that is audible with a stethoscope, a sound[] Pleuritic chest pain occurs in almost all the patients and is often accompanied by pleural rub.[] The symptoms of infarcts are generally spitting up of blood, coughing, fever, moderate difficulty in breathing, increased heartbeat, pleural rubbing, diminished breath sounds[]

  • Pleurisy

    On auscultation a loud pleural rub was heard at the left base together with bilateral basal crepitations.[] Diagnosis - Based on symptoms and hearing a pleural rub with a stethoscope. - Chest X-ray often reveals the underlying cause of the pleurisy. - Blood tests and sputum analysis[] Doctors usually check for a sound caused by pleurisy, often described as a pleural "rub," by listening for the creaky, scratchy sound of the pleura rubbing together during[]

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