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232 Possible Causes for Polymyositis, Right Pleural Effusion

  • 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.[] We review the cases of HCC-induced dermatomyositis and polymyositis in the literature.[] 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

    There are many different types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Doctors also give NHL a grade, depending on how quickly it is likely to grow. Low grade NHL Find out about low grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), what low grade means, and different types. High grade NHL Find out about high grade lymphomas, what high[…][]

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    The endobronchial localization of Hodgkin's disease is a rare entity which is often confused with endobronchial tuberculosis in our setting. We report the case of a 16 years old female who presented with 6 months history of dry cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea, dysphagia and dysphonia. The chest radiography showed a[…][]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Breast

    The patient experienced a relapse of right pleural effusion 2 years later and received multimodal treatment.[] Pleural effusion was present in all the cases, localized on the left side were 5 cases, on the right side in 2, and on both sides in 2 cases.[] Presented with recurrent pleural effusion whose cause remained unexplained after extensive biochemical and cytological analysis.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    A chest x-ray revealed right pleural effusion. A renal ultrasound showed that the kidneys were 11cm in size with no lithiasis or dilation.[] Tests and diagnosis The signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica are similar to those of a number of other conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and polymyositis[] Muscle inflammation (called polymyositis). Underactive thyroid . Depression . Parkinson's disease . Fibromyalgia .[]

  • Anasarca

    The right hemithorax showed small pleural effusion and thickening, in addition to a small nonspecific opacity in the right lung base.[] Polymyositis is uncommon in childhood. Unlike dermatomyositis, which is common in pediatric age group, skin involvement is lacking in polymyositis.[] Chest imaging revealed bilateral pleural effusions with compressive atelectasis and lymphoscintigraphy revealed normal lymphatic flow with no thoracic duct leak.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    CT showed a massive right pleural effusion and a sclerotic lesion in the right ninth rib. Histopathological examination of the rib revealed IgA lambda-type plasmacytoma.[] When different types of CTD were analyzed individually (rheumatoid arthritis; lupus; scleroderma; Sjögren Syndrome; dermatomyositis/polymyositis; unspecified/mixed CTD; other[] Myopathies and Their Major Subgroups Complete Article Myositis Response 2016 ACR/EULAR Criteria for Minimal, Moderate, and Major Clinical Response in Adult Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    ) o SVC obstruction § Small cell ca o Pleural effusion (10%) o Dysphagia o Enlarged nodes o Esophageal invasion · Roentgenographic findings o Airway obstruction § Atelectasis[] Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis (Dermatomyositis or polymyositis associated with neoplasia fall under Group III; Others: Group I and II – Idiopathic polymyositis and dermatomyositis[] […] degeneration Lambert-Eaton myasthenia syndrome other finger clubbing hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (HPOA) : squamous cell carcinoma subtype nephrotic syndrome polymyositis[]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    The chemotherapy was so effective that her right pleural effusion decreased in size.[] Polymyositis is the closest differential of viral myositis. Numerous infections can cause a myopathy and many may be confused with polymyositis.[] Polymyositis affects many different muscles, particularly around the neck, shoulders, back, hips and thighs.[]

  • Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma

    No pleural effusions or evidence of mediastinal adenopathy. Sputum, right and left main bronchus lavage were positive for malignant cells consistent with carcinoma.[] Fig. 2— Computed tomography scans from 2003 showing a) slightly larger right upper lobe, b) correspondent lesions, and c) new loculated left pleural effusion and more prominent[] The chest radiograph and CT scan revealed a loculated left pleural effusion with air–fluid levels and a thick pleural peel.[]

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