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223 Possible Causes for Pleural Rub, Pulmonary Embolism

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Patients suspected of pulmonary embolism. Patients suspected of malignant disease of the lung. Community-acquired pneumonia Who should be admitted to hospital?[] Other signs are pleural rub , reduced chest expansion on the affected side, bronchial breathing and increased vocal resonance /vocal and tactile fremitus .[] Alper Akın, Meki Bilici, Fikri Demir, Murat Muhtar Yılmazer, Mehmet Şah İpek, Hülya Kara DOI : 10.24953/turkjped.2018.02.012 Pulmonary artery sling anomaly presenting with[]

  • Viral Pneumonia

    Non infectious: i. heart failure, pulmonary embolism, collagen vascular disease involving lung, tumor and radiation pneumonitis. What are the complications of pneumonia?[] Alternatives Conditions with similar symptoms include bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary embolism, asthma, bronchiectasis , tuberculosis,[] 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.[]

  • Pleurisy

    Pulmonary embolism — A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that has floated through the bloodstream and lodged in the lungs.[] 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[]

  • Pleural Effusion

    Pulmonary embolism (PE) presents with complex clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to chest pain, hemoptysis, syncope, shock, or sudden death.[] 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[] Pulmonary embolism — A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that has floated through the bloodstream and lodged in the lungs.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    embolism (PE) or infarction pulmonary oedema bronchial carcinoma bronchiectasis slow response in elderly patients complications of pneumonia, eg: empyema abscess pleural[] Signs may include tachycardia, tachypnoea, decreased breath sounds and dullness to percussion over areas of consolidation, pleural friction rub.[] […] friction rub Altered mental status Hypoxemia Hypotension (in septic shock) Chemical pneumonitis Patients with chemical pneumonitis may present with an acute onset or abrupt[]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Herein, we describe amebic liver abscess, whose late diagnosis led to multiple deep thromboses, pulmonary embolism, and right atrial thrombosis, in this patient with patent[] 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.[]

  • Hemothorax

    Excluding pulmonary embolism at the bedside without diagnostic imaging: management of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism presenting to the emergency department by[] […] space (pleural friction rub sound) inflammation of pleura with or without pleural effusion causes deposition of fibrinous exudate results in decreased movement between pleura[] Other disorders that cause hemothorax include pulmonary embolism and certain tumours .[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    […] 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.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Her initial laboratory investigations showed highly elevated d-dimer test results but confirmatory investigations for pulmonary embolism proved otherwise.[] (documented by electrocardiography, rub, or pericardial effusion) Serositis (pleurisy for more than one day, pleural effusion, or pleural rub; pericardial pain more than[] Surprisingly, functional recovery at one year was in general good; however, we observed a five-year mortality of 31% because of sepsis (in 10 cases) or pulmonary embolism[]

  • Venous Air Embolism

    The symptoms of a venous air embolism is not significantly different from a heart attack , pulmonary embolism or stroke .[] The clinical spectrum was similar to that of other reported series except by the presence of cough and pleural rub (p 0.001).[] embolism can also lead to a decrease in EtCO 2 . [5] , [6] There was no predisposing factor for pulmonary embolism, and there was no preceding hypotension before fall in[]

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