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146 Possible Causes for Pleural Rub, Pulmonary Embolism

  • Pneumonia

    False-positive examinations were observed for LUS, mainly due to sepsis of other origin, pulmonary embolism, acute respiratory distress syndrome and pulmonary fibrosis.[] Signs: tachypnoea, bronchial breathing, crepitations, pleural rub, dullness with percussion.[] Subsequent CT of his chest showed extensive patchy ground-glass opacities in the right upper lobe, middle lobe and left lung without evidence of any pulmonary embolism (Figure[]

  • Pleurisy

    Electrocardiography is helpful, especially if there is clinical suspicion of myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, or pericarditis.[] 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.[]

  • Pleural Effusion

    If the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism is delayed, the effusion may become loculated.[] […] 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[]

  • Viral Pneumonia

    Non infectious: i. heart failure, pulmonary embolism, collagen vascular disease involving lung, tumor and radiation pneumonitis. What are the complications of 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.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    -- Chapter 94: Thermal Lung Injury and Acute Smoke Inhalation -- Part 13:Pulmonary Complications of Nonpulmonary Disorders -- Chapter 95: Noninfectious Pulmonary Complications[] […] 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.[]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    Pulmonary embolism — A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that has floated through the bloodstream and lodged in the lungs.[] It is the rubbing sound of the two pleural layers. Cough Loss of appetite.[] Pulmonary embolism is severe, and distinguishing this condition from other causes is imperative, as the clinical features of pulmonary embolism and other causes may be quite[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    […] pleuritic pain in the area of the embolus) with 24 patients with pulmonary embolism but without 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.[]

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    Home Eurosurveillance Volume 17, Issue 8, 23/Feb/2012 Article Rapid communications Open Access Abstract Full-Text References Supplementary Material Metrics/Cited By Related Content Abstract A substantial epidemic of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection was reported in late 2011 in some European countries. We report here[…][]

  • Pleuritic Pain

    It is important to rule out possible sources of acute pleuritic pain, like pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, lung cancer, and pneumothorax.[] Diagnosis Evidence Pleurisy (due to pneumonia) Suggested by: being worse on inspiration, shallow breaths, pleural rub, evidence of infection (fever, cough, consolidation,[] Excluding pulmonary embolism at the bedside without diagnostic imaging: management of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism presenting to the emergency department by[]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    embolism, another identifiable cause of pleuritic (and non-pleuritic) chest pain in people who have been hospitalized and/or undergone surgical procedures within the preceding[] […] effusion Pericardial friction rub Effusions can be bloody and cause tamponade Also rales Shortness of breath Leukocytosis Imaging Findings Diagnosis can usually be made from[] Fever after a pulmonary embolism: dressler-like syndrome.[]

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