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19 Possible Causes for Tracheal Tug

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    tug), and tracheal deviation.[] […] signs include Horner syndrome (miosis, ptosis, anhidrosis) due to compression of sympathetic ganglia, palpable downward pull of the trachea with each cardiac contraction (tracheal[]

  • Mediastinal Neoplasm

    A case of giant cell tumor of the thoracic spine simulating mediastinal neoplasm was identified on plain films, CT scans, MR images, and with scintigraphy. CT showed a hypervascular soft-tissue mass with shell-like calcification in the right upper mediastinum. MR imaging showed a collapse of the T1 vertebral body and a[…][]

  • Aortic Dilation

    Cardiol Young. 2018 May;28(5):765-767. doi: 10.1017/S1047951118000082. Epub 2018 Feb 15. Author information 1 1Cardiology Department,Hospital Sant Joan de Déu-Clínic,University of Barcelona,Barcelona,Spain. 2 2Cardiology Department,Hospital Vall d'Hebron,Barcelona,Spain. Abstract Aneurysm-osteoarthritis syndrome is a[…][]

  • Breath-Holding Spell

    […] breathing Tracheal tug Unable to cough up sputum Unable to expectorate Unequal ventilation Vesicular breathing ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references[] […] chest Sleep-related groaning Soot in oropharynx Sternal recession Subcostal recession Suprasternal recession Tenderness of respiratory structure Trachea moves down on insp Tracheal[]

  • Bronchiolitis

    tug Nasal flaring Marked increase or decrease Tracheal tug Nasal flaring Accessory Muscle Use None or minimal Moderate chest wall retraction Marked chest wall retraction[] tug Nasal flaring Marked chest wall retraction Marked tracheal tug Marked nasal flaring Oxygen saturation/oxygen requirements O 2 saturations greater than 92% (in room air[] Signs of respiratory distress/work of breathing, such as tracheal tug, nasal flaring, recession and head bobbing in infants are usually present.[]

  • Spasmodic Croup

    Tug Nasal Flaring Marked increase or decrease Tracheal Tug Nasal Flaring Accessory Muscle Use None or minimal Moderate chest wall retraction Marked chest wall retraction[] That was my signal to check him, and he would have a wheeze and an obvious tracheal tug. Usually we could relieve it with ventolin (4-6 puffs) about 1/2-1hr apart?[] […] irritability and/or lethargy Stridor* Barking cough Stridor only when active or upset Some stridor at rest Stridor present at rest Respiratory Rate Normal Increased Resp rate Tracheal[]

  • Laryngeal Stridor

    • Noisy breathing - stertor, stridor • Increased respiratory rate • Increased use of muscles (accessory, intercostal) • Tracheal tug • Difficulty in talking • Tachycardic[]

  • Acute Subglottic Laryngitis

    The respiratory distress is quite notable with dyspnea, intercostal retractions, nasal flaring, and tracheal tugging.[]

  • Pulmonary Consolidation

    Oliver's Sign: Tracheal tug when patient lifts his chin up. Indicative of Aortic Aneurysm, pulling trachea downward by pressure of left main bronchus.[]

  • Upper Airway Obstruction

    Continued breathing effort against a partially or completely obstructed airway manifests it self as distorted paradoxical breathing and tracheal tug.[]

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