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928 Possible Causes for Tracheal Tug, Usually Occurs in Young Adults

  • Mediastinal Neoplasm

    Germ cell tumors usually occur in young adults (mean age 27 yr). 7 Most malignant germ cell neoplasms ( 90%) occur in men, whereas benign neoplasms (mature teratomas) occur[] Tumours occur most frequently in the cardiophrenic angle of asymptomatic young adults without sex predilection.[] The fat content usually constitutes 50–85% of the lesion but has been reported to account for as much as 95% of the tumour [ 10 ].[]

  • Skin Infection

    The condition, marked by sores on the face, usually occurs in young children and is very contagious.[] Adults can also get impetigo if a wound or break is present on the skin.[] Impetigo can develop if you have a cut or an insect bite, but it also can occur in previously healthy skin [source: Mayo Clinic ].[]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug
  • Croup

    In adults, this infection is called laryngitis. Occurring mostly in winter, croup usually affects babies between 6 months and 3 years of age.[] The respiratory distress is quite notable with dyspnea, intercostal retractions, nasal flaring, and tracheal tugging.[] tug; nasal flaring Posture Infant Arching backwards Child Tripod position Noise Infants grunt to generate auto-CPAP; wheezing can occur with an inhaled foreign body; stridor[]

  • Malignant Atrophic Papulosis

    Sex In 1997, Katz et al [ 15 ] noted that the disorder usually occurs in young adults, and the male-to-female ratio is approximately 3:1.[] It is now well known that this disorder usually occurs in Caucasian young adults and is more common and sever in males than females.[]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug
  • Congenital Laryngomalacia

    Laryngomalacia also occurs in older adults, usually in those who have weak throat muscles due to a neuromuscular disorder. But it is far more common in young children.[] This also causes a high pitched noise –known as ‘stridor’which occurs when the child inhales.[] Vocal cord paralysis Vocal cord paralysis (congenital) often occurs in very young children as a form of ‘birth trauma’.[]

  • Bronchiolitis

    In children older than two years, or adults, it usually only causes common cold-like symptoms or mild wheezing.[] 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[] Although it may occur in persons of any age, severe symptoms are usually only evident in young infants; the larger airways of older children and adults better accommodate[]

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    A 48-year-old Japanese woman with Behçet's disease suffered successive rupture of thoracic aortic and cerebral aneurysms within one year. The patient underwent successful surgical treatment for both aneurysms. Histological examination of the aneurysm walls revealed lymphocyte infiltration into the adventitia with[…][]

    Missing: Usually Occurs in Young Adults
  • Epidural Hematoma

    They typically occur when a skull fracture tears an underlying blood vessel. EDHs are about half as common as a subdural hematomas and usually occur in young adults.[]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug
  • 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[] His chest is clear on auscultation, there is no tracheal tug or chest-wall recession, and his respiratory rate is normal.[] 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?[]

    Missing: Usually Occurs in Young Adults
  • Plasma Cell Leukemia

    occurs in young adults.[] […] are malignant promyelocytes , often associated with abnormal bleeding secondary to thrombocytopenia, hypofibrinogenemia, and decreased levels of coagulation factor V; it usually[]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug

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