9,319 Possible Causes for Prominent Aortic Knob

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Never Early and prominent Stuffy nose Common Sometimes Sneezing Usual Sometimes Sore throat Common Sometimes Chest discomfort, cough Mild to moderate Common; often severe[med.uth.edu] Symptomatic treatment for URIs should be directed to maximize relief of the most prominent symptom(s).[choosingwisely.org] Dry mouth may be prominent, especially after sleep.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Insect Bite

    Wear gloves or closed-toed shoes if you are working in areas where insects and spiders are prominent, such as near piles of wood.[nextcare.com]

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  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Direct contact could involve an infant's hand touching feces-contaminated surfaces and then touching a sibling or relative; indirect contact would be like touching a door knob[medicinenet.com] The type of gastrointestinal symptoms are a clue to the type of infection - viral infection generally produces diarrhea without blood or mucus, and watery diarrhea is the prominent[medicalnewstoday.com] Management of Symptoms Parents and older patients often request specific medications for the most prominent symptoms of acute gastroenteritis (vomiting and diarrhea).[aafp.org]

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  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    aortic valve than an immobile calcified aortic valve.[en.wikipedia.org] Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve opening.[heart.org] Overview Aortic valve stenosis — or aortic stenosis — occurs when the heart's aortic valve narrows.[mayoclinic.org]

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  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    aortic aneurysm.[en.wikipedia.org] Aortic emergencies An aortic aneurysm is different from an aortic dissection.[mayoclinic.org] It is called the aortic arch.[medlineplus.gov]

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  • Traumatic Aortic Rupture

    "Traumatic Aortic Rupture" .[en.wikipedia.org] Imaging: Classic Chest XRay findings Widened mediastinum (8 cm) Obliteration of aortic knob Mediastinal structures deviated right Deviation of trachea to right Deviation of[fpnotebook.com] First rib Mediastinal Clues • Obliteration of aortic knob contour (Fig. 29-3) • Widening of the mediastinum 8 cm (Fig. 29-4) • Depression of the left mainstem bronchus 140[crashingpatient.com]

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  • Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm

    knob widening on Chest XRay Timing Sudden onset: 85% Severity Severe pain: 90% Characteristics Pain: 95% Type A: 94% Type B: 98% Sharp pain: 64% Tearing/ripping: 50% Type[fpnotebook.com] The aortic knob is enlarged and there is a subtle "double aortic knob" sign.[home.earthlink.net] […] of women with pre-existing aortic dissection or previous aortic repair who become pregnant.[npeu.ox.ac.uk]

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  • Marfan Syndrome

    Marfan patients are at high risk for thoracic aortic aneurysm formation and aortic dissection.[barnesjewish.org] The most prominent of these affect the skeletal, cardiovascular, and ocular systems, but all fibrous connective tissue throughout the body can be affected.[en.wikipedia.org] Aortic dissection can be deadly.[webmd.com]

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  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus

    Anatomic abnormalities can vary widely and are common in conjunction with complex aortic arch anomalies.[emedicine.medscape.com] Suprasternal or carotid pulsations may be prominent.[emedicine.medscape.com] Krichenko classification based on CT angiography: type A: conical ductus, prominent aortic ampulla with narrowing at pulmonary artery end type B: window, short and wide ductus[radiopaedia.org]

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  • Non-Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

    Murmur of aortic regurgitation caused by aortic root dilation secondary to inflammation of the aortic root.[rheumatologyadvisor.com] (3 to 15% of patients experience arm claudication) Raynaud’s phenomenon Strokes Myocardial infarctions Physical Exam Findings on physical exam can include: fever tender, prominent[sharinginhealth.ca] Thoracic aorta and aortic root involvement: occurs in about 15%.[patient.info]

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