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60 Possible Causes for Pleuropericarditis

  • Drug-induced Fever

    On examination, a patient may have low-grade fever, rash, joint swelling, hepatomegaly, and signs of pleuropericarditis.[] […] with hydroxychloroquine may be used. 11 In drug-induced CCLE, topical corticosteroids in combination with hydroxychloroquine have been used. 13 For severe symptoms, such as pleuropericarditis[]

  • Acute Pleuropericarditis

    He was diagnosed with acute pleuropericarditis by blood tests, electrocardiogram, chest X-ray, and echocardiogram.[] Hospital Viamed Monegal, Tarragona, Spain Search for other works by this author on: Lidia Florit Serra Published: 01 November 2013 Dear Sir, The most common causes of acute pleuropericarditis[] Thoracic serositis in patients with IBD can cause pleuritis, pericarditis, pleuropericarditis, or myopericarditis.[]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    […] perfusion studies enabled a retroactive diagnosis of myocardial infarction, showed it to be in the right ventricle, and clarified the aetiology of the unexplained fever and pleuropericarditis[] One of the patients who was treated with anticoagulants in the presence of diffuse pleuropericarditis died of cardiac tamponade.[]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    Code I30 Acute pericarditis 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Includes acute mediastinopericarditis acute myopericarditis acute pericardial effusion acute pleuropericarditis[] The image is taken from a patient with idiopathic pleuropericarditis.[] Diagnosis Code I31.8 Other specified diseases of pericardium 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Epicardial plaques Focal pericardial adhesions acute I30.9 Pleuropericarditis[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Given their pivotal role in autoantibody production, B-cells have become an attractive therapeutic target in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Belimumab, a fully human monoclonal antibody against B lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), a B-cell survival factor, was licensed in 2011 for the treatment of autoantibody-positive[…][]

  • Filariasis

    Da Wikimedia Commons, l'archivio di file multimediali liberi Jump to navigation Jump to search Lymphatic Filariasis is a parasitic and infectious tropical disease, caused by the thread-like parasitic filarial worms, Wuchereria bancrofti , Brugia malayi , and Brugia timori , all transmitted by mosquitoes. It is extremely rare in[…][]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    BACKGROUND: Differential diagnosis of acute abdomen in pregnant patients is one of the greatest challenges for the clinician. Occurrence of Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) paroxysm of peritonitis and acute cholecystitis during pregnancy is a unique clinical entity that leads to serious diagnostic and therapeutic[…][]

  • Viral Pleurisy

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  • Pleurisy

    Pleuritic chest pain is a common presenting symptom and has many causes, which range from life-threatening to benign, self-limited conditions. Pulmonary embolism is the most common potentially life-threatening cause, found in 5 to 20 percent of patients who present to the emergency department with pleuritic pain.[…][]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    This double-blind randomised study investigated the role of sulphydryl-containing agents in the management of recurrent attacks of ulcerative colitis. To this end, DL-cysteine (200 mg 4 times daily) and DL-methionine-methyl sulphonium chloride (MMSC, 500 mg 4 times daily) were administered orally. Patients with[…][]

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