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262 Possible Causes for Polycythemia, Right Pleural Effusion

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Pleural effusion Pleural effusion more evident on lateral view Pleural effusion is bilateral in 70% of cases of CHF.[] […] conditions that lead to an increased cardiac demand ( high-output state) Anemia Systemic arteriovenous fistulas Sepsis Hyperthyroidism Multiple myeloma Glomerulonephritis Polycythemia[] Complete blood count (CBC): May reveal anemia, polycythemia, or dilutional changes indicating water retention.[]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Two days after admission, she complained of dyspnea, and a chest X-ray revealed right pleural effusion. Thoracentesis confirmed the diagnosis of hemothorax.[] Another paraneoplastic process is polycythemia due to synthesis of erythopoetin by hepatocytes. What other additional laboratory studies may be ordered?[] pleural effusion Computed tomography scan of chest shows right-sided hemothorax, left pleural effusion, and pericardial effusion Questions What are the findings on the computed[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Disease definition Non-Hodgkin malignant lymphomas(NHL) is a heterogeneous group of malignant tumors of the lymphoid system. ORPHA:547 Synonym(s): NHL Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000 Inheritance: - Age of onset: Adult ICD-10: - OMIM: 605027[…][]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    effusion, pneumonia, COPD, anaemia or collapse of a lobe or of the left or right lung. 214 215 One small double blind trial reported that hypoxaemic patients with advanced[] This V/Q mismatch results in rapid circulation in a poorly ventilated lung, leading to hypoxemia and polycythemia.[] […] antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency May help the clinician determine whether surgical intervention would benefit the patient Other tests are as follows: Hematocrit – Patients with polycythemia[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    effusion · Decrease in vital capacity by one third from maximum recorded · Tachycardia (heart rate 120 beats/min.)[] […] of bone, hemangiomatosis, glomerulonephritis, hemodialysis, liver disease–alcohol-related thiamin deficiency, peripheral arterial resistance, hyperkinetic heart syndrome, polycythemia[] […] clinical presentation of heart failure: Profound anemia Thyrotoxicosis Myxedema Paget disease of bone Albright syndrome Multiple myeloma Glomerulonephritis Cor pulmonale Polycythemia[]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    A chest film 2 weeks earlier had revealed a right-sided cutoff of pulmonary vasculature; the current film showed right-sided pleural effusion.[] For example, elevations in the hematocrit or platelet count, especially if splenomegaly is present, can suggest a myeloproliferative disorder 1, 5 ; polycythemia or thrombocytosis[] A chest film 2 weeks earlier had revealed a cutoff of pulmonary vasculature on the right side ( Figure 1 ). The current film showed right-sided pleural effusion.[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

    After drainage, the symptoms of inflammation, right back pain and right pleural effusion subsided.[] […] patient on dialysis, we address the use of peritoneal dialysis, the management of renal cystic, and extrarenal complications, and we discuss the significance of the relative polycythemia[] Rarely, CBC detects polycythemia. Patients with symptoms of cerebral aneurysm require high-resolution CT or magnetic resonance angiography.[]

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma

    The chest radiography showed a significant pleural effusion to the right and multiple pulmonary nodules.[] After surgery to remove the carcinoma, the secondary polycythemia may resolve.[] Polycythemia, 2. Hypercalcemia, 3. Hypertension, 4. Hepatic dysfunction, 5. Feminization or masculinization, 6. Cushing syndrome, 7. Eosinophilia, 8.[]

  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    Small pericardial/left pleural effusion and no pulmonary embolism was noted. Right atrium (RA). Table 1.[] Chronic hypoxia caused by Eisenmenger syndrome may result in polycythemia with resultant hyperviscosity and bilateral central retinal vein occlusion.[] Laboratory testing shows polycythemia with Hct 55%.[]

  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    Respiratory system examination revealed moderate right pleural effusion. Other systems were normal.[] Pleural effusion was predominantly on the right side (80%). Ninety percent of the patients underwent thoracentesis (4332   769 mL): 66.7% exudate and 33.3% transudate.[] Ultrasonography abdomen showed moderate ascites, right sided pleural effusion and large multi cystic ovaries (right ovary 152mm x 98mm x 106 mm, left ovary 101mm x 98mm x[]

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