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297 Possible Causes for Pleural Rub

  • 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"[12][13] Causes There are many different causes of pneumonia[]

  • Lobar Pneumonia

    A pleural rub and reduced expansion on the affected side may be present 5. Consolidation in lobar pneumonia mainly affects the alveolar air spaces.[] A pleural rub and reduced expansion on the affected side may be present 5. Consolidation in lobar pneumonia mainly affect the alveolar air spaces.[] Breath sounds are often asymmetric with pleural rubs and egophony. Tales and bronchial breath sounds are also commonly heard on auscultation.[]

  • Pleurisy

    On examination, restriction to rib movements and pleural rub may be present. Pleural rub may be heard on deep inspiration or around pericardium.[] On auscultation a loud pleural rub was heard at the left base together with bilateral basal crepitations.[] Patients present with pleuritic chest pain, often with a pleural rub, but without a pleural effusion.[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Chronic kidney insufficiency affects a significant number of individuals in the developed countries, particularly the United States. The progressive nature of the disease and a substantial reduction in the quality of life over the period of time are the primary reasons why an early diagnosis is crucial. Anemia,[…][]

  • 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[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    No signs of heart failure or cardiac friction rub were evidenced. Chest radiography showed lobar pneumonia, right pleural effusion and cardiomegaly.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    […] friction rub Altered mental status Hypoxemia Hypotension (in septic shock) In addition, patients may exhibit signs associated with the underlying disease that lead to their[] Signs may include tachycardia, tachypnoea, decreased breath sounds and dullness to percussion over areas of consolidation, pleural friction rub.[] Fever or hypothermia Tachypnea Tachycardia Decreased breath sounds Dullness to percussion over areas of consolidation Rales Egophony and pectoriloquy Decreased breath sounds Pleural[]

  • Pleural Effusion

    […] friction rub), dullness to conventional percussion was most accurate for diagnosing pleural effusion (summary positive likelihood ratio, 8.7; 95% confidence interval, 2.2[] The physician will listen to the chest with a stethoscope for signs of decreased breath sounds or a pleural friction rub--the sound of pleura rubbing together during respiration[] […] evaluated in the included studies (conventional percussion, auscultatory percussion, breath sounds, chest expansion, tactile vocal fremitus, vocal resonance, crackles, and pleural[]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    It is the rubbing sound of the two pleural layers. Cough Loss of appetite.[] Your doctor may hear what is known as a pleural rub — a squeaky rubbing sound in the chest. This is a classic sign of pleurisy.[] 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[]

  • 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[]

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