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659 Possible Causes for Pleuritic Pain

  • Pneumonia

    Dyspnoea, pleuritic pain and haemoptysis are not uncommon. Gastrointestinal upset, such as diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting or loss of appetite/anorexia, may occur.[] She presented with fever, cough, dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. Chest radiograph showed bilateral infiltrations.[] Analgesics: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and paracetamol - for mild pleuritic pain; more severe pain may require opiate analgesia but care is needed not[]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Other chest symptoms are: pleuritic pain and haemoptysis. The key signs are tachypnoea and dyspnoea crackles dullness to percussion.[]

  • Influenza

    Diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, pleuritic pain, and bleeding from the nose and gums have also been reported early in the course of illness in some patients. 14-16,24 Watery[] One vaccinated participant also developed pleuritic pain.[] Patients may report nonproductive cough, cough-related pleuritic chest pain, and dyspnea. In children, diarrhea may be a feature.[]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Thromboembolic Disease : Pulmonary embolism most often presents as the sudden onset of pleuritic chest pain, shortness of breath and hemoptysis.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    On day 2 of admission, the patient developed a sharp, pleuritic, nonradiating chest pain on his left side, which was worsened by inspiration and relieved by leaning forward[]

  • Viral Pleurisy

    Other causes of pleurisy and pleuritic pain There are other more serious causes of pleuritic pain but these are much less common than viral pleurisy.[] Pleurisy, or other problems that affect the pleura, can cause a 'pleuritic' chest pain . This is usually a sharp stabbing pain.[] In these cases the pain can be severe but soon goes. Various other lung disorders can also cause a 'pleuritic pain' similar to pleurisy.[]

  • Pleurisy

    The nature of pain in pleurisy is described further under pleuritic pain.[] Pleurisy, or other problems that affect the pleura, can cause a 'pleuritic' chest pain . This is usually a sharp stabbing pain.[] History, physical examination, and chest radiography are recommended for all patients with pleuritic chest pain.[]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    It consists of fever, pleuritic pain, pericarditis and/or a pericardial effusion.[] The pain is the main symptom, often in the left shoulder, often pleuritic, and worse on lying down. There may be malaise, fever and dyspnoea.[] The symptoms mainly consist of fever, pleuritic pain , pericarditis and pericardial effusion .[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Five patients experienced a single episode of pleuritic pain postembolization, and one patient experienced episodes of pleuritic pain after each of two separate embolization[] pain in the area of the embolus) with 24 patients with pulmonary embolism but without infarction.[] Her illness started with low-grade fever, breathlessness, and pleuritic pain, noticed after waking up one morning.[]

  • Postcardiac Injury Syndrome

    Postcardiac injury syndrome is characterized by pleuritic chest pain, low-grade fever, an abnormal chest x-ray, and the presence of exudative pericardial and/or pleural effusions[] Abstract An 80-year-old woman initially presented with an episode of pleuritic chest pain 10 days after implantation of a dual chamber permanent pacemaker.[] The clinical manifestations of PCIS include malaise, pleuritic chest pain, a pericardial friction rub, and high fever.[]

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