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545 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Embolism, Rales

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Pulmonary embolism masquerading as high altitude pulmonary edema at high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 17:353-358, 2016.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, the patient had no sputum or moist rales, and supplemental oxygen and intravenous aminophylline produced no improvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, the patient developed pink frothy sputum with diffuse bilateral rales 30 min later after transported to surgical intensive care unit (SICU).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    embolism and aortic dissection that can present with similar findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bilateral crepitant rales and sibilant rhochi were also detected. In his thoracic computerized tomography, the ground glass areas were noted in both lungs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, some data on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma or pulmonary embolism are available.[erj.ersjournals.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis More...[web.archive.org] No rales were detected because of its paucity of fibrous components in the lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] embolism Drug-induced heart failure Excessive sodium intake Hemorrhage Anemia Diabetes Diagnosing Congestive Heart Failure Ohio State's Heart and Vascular Center treats more[wexnermedical.osu.edu]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The history and clinical examination of a case of pulmonary embolism are usually not sufficient to establish the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism with certainty.[symptoma.com] There were no rales or rubs. Heart reveals PMI in the 5th intercostal space in MCL. The pulmonic component of the second sound is accentuated.[meddean.luc.edu] ., right ventricular heave, right-sided S3, rales).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    embolism), high blood pressure (hypertension) or heart attack (myocardial infarction).[boehringer-ingelheim.com] This patient had a clear history of carbon monoxide poisoning, acute respiratory distress, bilateral lung dry and moist rale, chest X-ray showed bilateral pulmonary edema,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (RALES and EMPHASIS-HF) and of renal function degradation (EMPHASIS-HF).[doi.org]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    A case of acute pulmonary embolism and acute myocardial infarction with suspected paradoxical embolism after laparoscopic surgery.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] There may be signs of congestive heart failure, including pulmonary rales, peripheral oedema, elevated jugular venous pressure.[patient.info] Chest Rales or wheezes may be auscultated; these occur secondary to pulmonary venous hypertension, which is associated with extensive acute left ventricular MI.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    […] in the group with acute pulmonary embolism (p 0.0002).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had tachypnea (26 breaths/min) without pulmonary rales, bulging of the neck veins, hepatomegaly and a painful swelling of the left calf, with a positive Homans[tmj.ro] Five cases with recurrent pulmonary embolism (RPE), all having severe chronic cor pulmonale due to marked pulmonary hypertension, were reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    -- Chapter 94: Thermal Lung Injury and Acute Smoke Inhalation -- Part 13:Pulmonary Complications of Nonpulmonary Disorders -- Chapter 95: Noninfectious Pulmonary Complications[worldcat.org] In the absence of an obvious predisposition, the abrupt onset of a self-limited illness characterized by dyspnea, cyanosis, and low-grade fever associated with diffuse rales[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pneumonia and pneumonitis can present with the following: Fever or hypothermia Tachypnea Tachycardia Decreased breath sounds Dullness to percussion over areas of consolidation Rales[web.archive.org]

  • Pleurisy

    Electrocardiography is helpful, especially if there is clinical suspicion of myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, or pericarditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A preliminary physical examination to determine restriction to chest movements, pleural rub, breath sounds, rales, and egophony, third heart sound (S3), blood pressure, pulse[symptoma.com] […] patients with pneumonia and 4 percent of patients with pulmonary embolism. 28 Additional physical findings on the pulmonary examination may include decreased breath sounds, rales[aafp.org]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    […] pleuritic pain in the area of the embolus) with 24 patients with pulmonary embolism but without infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The prevalence of pulmonary embolism was 83% and the diagnostic accuracy 90%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case of pulmonary embolism showing a longstanding solitary pulmonary nodule is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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