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113 Possible Causes for Pleurisy, Pneumothorax, Tuberculous Pericarditis

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Pericardium : In tuberculous pericarditis, the pericardium thickens and sometimes leaks fluid into the space between the pericardium and the heart.[copd.about.com] Unlike the common PLCH cases, this PLCH case has cervical lymph node involvement and right pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe the case of an 82-year-old man with pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous pleurisy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    . 10 Tuberculous pericarditis has declined markedly in developed countries. 11[doi.org] […] in the Hospitalized Patient Daniel R Kaul 343 Pulmonary 349 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 351 Asthma Michael P Lukela William F Bria II 361 Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax[books.google.com] The pain is typically relieved by leaning forwards The differentials for this type of pain are basically pleurisy and pericarditis Fever – a low grade fever may be present[almostadoctor.co.uk]

  • Pleurisy

    pericarditis are the most common bacterial forms.[en.wikipedia.org] A lung disease or acute lung injury can cause a pneumothorax. Some lung procedures also can cause a pneumothorax.[web.archive.org] Pleurisy is a result of any disease process involving the pleura and giving rise to pleuritic pain or pleural friction.[symptoma.com]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    The addition of corticosteroids is recommended for patients with tuberculous pericarditis and tuberculous meningitis.[cdc.gov] Spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema in the absence of pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum is very rare.[lungindia.com] Tuberculosis pleurisy generally resolves without treatment; however, two-thirds of patients with tuberculosis pleurisy develop active pulmonary TB within 5 years.[healthcommunities.com]

  • Pericarditis

    However, it takes a period of time from tuberculous pericarditis to constrictive pericarditis.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] We have discussed several causes of chest pain in the past (ex, myocarditis, pulmonary embolism, pneumomediastinum, spontaneous pneumothorax ), but one that deserves some[pedemmorsels.com] , upper abdomen, and left shoulder the pain is less intense when the patient sits up or leans forward and worsens when lying down; it may worsen with a deep breath, like pleurisy[encyclopedia.com]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    (see Table 3 ) Tuberculous pleuritis Exposure to environment with high risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cough, low-grade fever, weight loss, fatigue Human immunodeficiency[aafp.org] Lung diseases, like COPD, tuberculosis, and acute lung injury, cause pneumothorax. Injury to the chest is the most common cause of hemothorax.[icdlist.com] Is Viral Pleurisy Contagious No. Viral pleurisy is not contagious.[tandurust.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    Adjunctive corticosteroids may be beneficial in patients with tuberculous meningitis, tuberculous pericarditis, or miliary tuberculosis with refractory hypoxemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Candidate TB Drugs Under Development (25937299414).jpg 625 468;226キロバイト One of seven lapel badges, circular, embossed gilt metal, fu Wellcome L0059045.jpg 2,988 2,988;946キロバイト Pneumothorax[commons.wikimedia.org] […] in primary progressive tuberculosis 010.10 Tuberculous pleurisy in primary progressive tuberculosis, unspecified convert 010.10 to ICD-10-CM 010.11 Tuberculous pleurisy in[icd9data.com]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    These techniques varied from introducing air into the pleural cavity (the artificial pneumothorax,) to removing some of the upper ribs (thoracoplasty).[priory.com]

  • Silicosis

    The reasons for constrictive pericarditis can be idiopathic or viral (42%-49%), post-infectious (tuberculous or purulent pericarditis, 3%-6%), post-cardiac surgery (11%-37%[bmcpulmmed.biomedcentral.com] The occurrence of pneumothorax in a patient with silicosis is a rare event, but it may be fatal. The rate of pneumothorax recurrence in silicosis is usually low.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pleura (membrane covering the chest cavity) may get irritated causing pleurisy with chest pain that worsens during inspiration .[health-tutor.com]

  • Acute Pleuropericarditis

    C evidence). [3] Controversy exists regarding the use of steroids in the treatment of tuberculous pericarditis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Spontaneous pneumothorax. N Engl J Med. 2000;342:868–74. 6. Hogg K, Dawson D, Mackway-Jones K.[aafp.org] Leeser JE, Carr D "Fatal pneumothorax following bleomycin and other cytotoxic drugs." Cancer Treat Rep 69 (1985): 344-5 15.[drugs.com]

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