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180 Possible Causes for Pleurisy with Effusion

  • Pleurisy

    Chest pain while breathing or coughing is the presenting symptom. 511 Pleurisy 511.0 Pleurisy without mention of effusion or current tuberculosis convert 511.0 to ICD-10-CM[] Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous) Type 1 Excludes chylous (pleural) effusion ( J94.0 ) malignant pleural effusion ( J91.0 )) pleurisy NOS ( R09.1 ) tuberculous pleural[] We must also distinguish pleurisy with effusion (fluid flows and accumulates around the lungs) from dry pleurisy.[]

  • Uremic Pneumonitis

    Pleurisy and/or a pleural effusion may also be the presenting and sole manifestation of the disease.[] If pleurisy (inflammation of the pleura) is present, a friction rub or squeak may be heard. Chest X-ray may help confirm the presence of fluid.[] While pleural effusions and pleurisy are common in patients with SLE, a broad differential diagnosis should be considered.[]

  • Chylothorax

    Most cases of cholesterol pleural effusions are attributed to tuberculous or rheumatoid pleurisy.[] […] existing effusion.[] In contrast, a cholesterol effusion is typically the result of long-standing pleurisy with elevated cholesterol levels in the pleural space; however, this paradigm has been[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Purulent pericarditis is an extremely rare complication of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infection among children in the antibiotic era, and its mortality remains high if left untreated. This report involves a 4½-year-old girl who presented to our emergency department with productive cough, shortness of breath,[…][]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    […] pleuritis [ ploo͡-ri tis ] pleurisy. lupus pleuritis pleurisy, pleural effusion, and fever in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. rheumatoid pleuritis pleurisy, pleural[] Lung cancer — Pleurisy can develop in people with lung cancer. When pleurisy occurs because of lung cancer, a bloody pleural effusion is common.[] In some cases of pleurisy, fluid builds up in the small space between the two layers of tissue (pleural space). This is called pleural effusion.[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is a common occurrence in patients undergoing surgery and is a potentially fatal complication. Especially after lung transplantation, vascular complications can compromise the function of the allograft and limit[…][]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    General: tiredness, malaise, chronic pain, fever with flares Joints: arthritis or synovitis causing swelling, pain and morning stiffness Lungs: pleurisy or pleural effusions[] General: tiredness, malaise , chronic pain, fever with flares Joints: arthritis or synovitis causing swelling, pain and morning stiffness Lungs: pleurisy or pleural effusions[] All presented with dyspnea as well as pleurisy and/or transient pleural effusions.[]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    Other symptoms include: Lower Back Pain Shortness of Breath (dyspnea) Unexplained Weight Loss Swelling of Face or Arms Fluid Buildup (Pleural Effusion) Chest Pain (Pleurisy[]

  • 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[…][]

  • Pseudomonas Pneumonia

    Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an uncommon cause of community-acquired pneumonia in immune-competent hosts. It is commonly seen in patients with structural lung abnormality such as cystic fibrosis or in immune compromised hosts. Here, the authors report a case of community-acquired Pseudomonas pneumonia in a 26-year[…][]

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