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85 Possible Causes for Productive Cough, Tuberculous Pericarditis

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Pericardium : In tuberculous pericarditis, the pericardium thickens and sometimes leaks fluid into the space between the pericardium and the heart.[] A 37 year old Sri Lankan Sinhalese female presented with fever of one month's duration with productive cough and two weeks painless left lower limb swelling.[] Tuberculous pericarditis. Medicine 1937;16:45–94. [CrossRef] Rooney J. J., Crocco J. A., Lyons H. H. Tuberculous pericarditis. Ann. Intern. Med. 1970;72:73–78.[]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    The addition of corticosteroids is recommended for patients with tuberculous pericarditis and tuberculous meningitis.[] History was positive for low-grade fever and mild productive cough for two and a half months.[] Patients have a high fever and productive cough. It occurs most often in extremely young children and the elderly.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Adjunctive corticosteroids may be beneficial in patients with tuberculous meningitis, tuberculous pericarditis, or miliary tuberculosis with refractory hypoxemia.[] Symptoms include common cough with a progressive increase in production of mucus and coughing up blood.[] Tuberculous pericarditis. JAMA. 1991; 266 :199–203. doi: 10.1001/jama.266.1.99. [ CrossRef ] [ Google Scholar ] Kapoor OP, Marcarenhas E, Rananaware MM, Gadgil RK.[]

  • Lobar Pneumonia

    […] commonly caused by malignancy - in bacterial infections - in patients with an underlying bleeding diathesis - Caseous Pericarditis: tuberculous - Chronic or Healed Pericarditis[] The onset of Bronchopneumonia is insidious with low-grade fever and productive cough of purulent sputum. 4. Lobar pneumonia causes consolidation of the whole lobe. 4.[] The onset of Bronchopneumonia is insidious with low grade fever and productive cough of purulent sputum. 4. Bronchopneumonia produces Patchy Pneumonic Consolidation 5.[]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    , Tuberculous cellulitis , Tuberculous gumma ) · Lichen scrofulosorum · Tuberculid ( Papulonecrotic tuberculid ) · Primary inoculation tuberculosis · Miliary · Tuberculous[] We present a 55-year-old male who presented with painful non-healing ulcers on the lower lip and scrotum associated with productive cough, fever, anorexia and dysuria.[] CASE REPORT A 41-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of generalized purpura and productive cough.[]

  • Constrictive Pericarditis

    After a pericardiectomy done to restore cardiac compensation and to identify etiological factors, a tuberculous pericarditis (TBP) was diagnosed.[] A 59-year-old lady presented with a 1-week history of orthopnoea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea, night sweats and a productive cough.[] Case Presentation A 70-year old Caucasian retired farmer presented to the Medical Assessment Unit with a one-week history of shortness of breath, productive cough and tiredness[]

  • Melioidosis

    Comparison of Melioidosis and Tuberculous Pericarditis Table 1.[] A 42-year-old man was admitted with a non-productive cough, dyspnea, myalgia, diffuse abdominal pain.[] cough with occasional haemoptysis and 10 kg weight loss over one and half months.[]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    We report a 50 year old South Indian woman, a diabetic, who presented to us with complaints of productive cough and hemoptysis for the past 2 months.[] Patients frequently claim breathing difficulties, productive cough and hemoptysis.[] Symptoms include common cough with a progressive increase in production of mucus and coughing up blood.[]

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    pericarditis.[] Over the course of a week, fevers with temperatures up to 102.4 F, night sweats, progressive dyspnea, and a worsening, now productive cough developed.[] Case 2: The 44-year-old husband of Patient 1 was well until mid-August when he had onset of productive cough, fever, and night sweats.[]

  • Silicosis

    The reasons for constrictive pericarditis can be idiopathic or viral (42%-49%), post-infectious (tuberculous or purulent pericarditis, 3%-6%), post-cardiac surgery (11%-37%[] We report a case of a 52-year-old male with a long history of silica dust exposure and progressively increasing dyspnoea for the past eight years, productive cough, fever,[] We saw a 53-year-old male gardener with recurrent non-productive cough.[]

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