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Pituitary-Snuff-Taker's Lung

Pituitary Snuff Taker's Lung


Presentation

  • This reference guide will be the must-have of any internist or medical professional, as it takes a vast quantity of data across a sweeping grid of disorders, diseases, and presentations, and boils them down to individual parts, facilely indexed, and located[books.google.com]
  • . * Classical manifestations: thrombocytopenia, purpura microantiopathic haemolytic anaemia, neurological findings (confusion, delirium, seizures, hemiparesis, aphasia, malaise, fatigue), renal failure, fever (variably present).[theinfectiousblog.blogspot.com]
  • […] obliterans Infectious pneumonia – especially M. tuberculosis Usual interstitial pneumonia Desquamative interstitial pneumonia Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia Drug-induced pneumonitis Chronic presentation Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia Unusual[arupconsult.com]
  • Painful muscle spasms are also present.[pinterest.de]
  • Amine Post to Citeulike Two classes of micromechanics-based models of void enlargement are presented succinctly with their fundamental hypotheses and synopsis of derivation highlighted.[authormapper.com]
Fatigue
  • Abstract A 37-year-old woman who had developed diabetes insipidus after an abortion, requiring nasal substitution treatment with desmopressin (Minirin), began to suffer from fatigue, nocturnal sweating, cough and dyspnoea on exertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a syndrome of cough, dyspnea, and fatigue caused by sensitization and subsequent hypersensitivity to environmental (frequently occupational) antigens.[merckmanuals.com]
  • The chronic form of the disease is characterized by fatigue, chronic cough, weight loss, and dyspnea on exercise. Also called pituitary snuff takers' disease.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • . * Classical manifestations: thrombocytopenia, purpura microantiopathic haemolytic anaemia, neurological findings (confusion, delirium, seizures, hemiparesis, aphasia, malaise, fatigue), renal failure, fever (variably present).[theinfectiousblog.blogspot.com]
  • Additional symptoms may include chills, sweating, aching, and fatigue. Most cases involve typical episodes that are mild and short and may be misdiagnosed.[healthcentral.com]
Physician
  • Originally prepared as essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar exams, this fully updated edition will also prove as invaluable as ever for all anaesthetists and critical care physicians, as[books.google.com]
  • physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses.[books.google.com]
  • Compiled from Richerson, 1989; Schuyler and Cormier, 1997 Laboratory Testing Nonspecific testing CBC – neutrophilic leukocytosis most common abnormality C-reactive protein (CRP) Preferred test to detect inflammatory processes ( Choosing Wisely: 20 Things Physicians[arupconsult.com]
  • The building process of this model was delineated by ICD/WHO rules, updated by the most recent publications and with the aim to be used by allergists, non-allergists and non-physicians.[synapse.koreamed.org]
Cough
  • Abstract A 37-year-old woman who had developed diabetes insipidus after an abortion, requiring nasal substitution treatment with desmopressin (Minirin), began to suffer from fatigue, nocturnal sweating, cough and dyspnoea on exertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Symptoms of the acute form of the disease include chills, cough, fever, dyspnea, anorexia, nausea, and vomiting. The chronic form of the disease is characterized by fatigue, chronic cough, weight loss, and dyspnea on exercise.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Acute illness is characterized by sudden onset of malaise, chills, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and nausea 4 to 8 hours after exposure to the offending agent.[healthcentral.com]
  • […] respiratory hygiene -usually bacterial or viral -analgesics for headache and pain -antibiotics if bacterial often to required to eradicate infection -CROUP -Viral infection, primarily in children -Parainfluenzy and adenoviruses -Self-limited -Barking Cough[quizlet.com]
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a syndrome of cough, dyspnea, and fatigue caused by sensitization and subsequent hypersensitivity to environmental (frequently occupational) antigens.[merckmanuals.com]
Dyspnea
  • Symptoms of the acute form of the disease include chills, cough, fever, dyspnea, anorexia, nausea, and vomiting. The chronic form of the disease is characterized by fatigue, chronic cough, weight loss, and dyspnea on exercise.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • This may occur after the patient has left work or even at night and thus may mimic paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea.[healthcentral.com]
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a syndrome of cough, dyspnea, and fatigue caused by sensitization and subsequent hypersensitivity to environmental (frequently occupational) antigens.[merckmanuals.com]
  • […] sore throat, chills vomiting, abdominal pain, malaise -Some strains Strawberry tongue and rash Strep pharyngitis Scarlet fever --Viral --transmitted by oral droplets --cause necrosis, inflammation in small bronchi and bronchioles Signs: Wheezing and dyspnea[quizlet.com]
  • May present acutely: Fever, cough or dyspnea 4 to 6 hours after exposure an antigen, resolving in 1 or 2 days, but may recur; or chronically: insidious onset of dyspnea and chronic cough, CXR shows interstitial fibrosis.[quizlet.com]
Night Sweats
  • sweats) -Treatment: antifungal agents San Joaquin Valley (valley fever) Acute illness with joint pain, fever Calcified Granulomas May progress, if radiated or immunocompromised -Colonize a cavity (fungus ball) -Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergilliosis[quizlet.com]

Workup

  • Serologic workup should be performed for suspected cases of HP Patients whose exposure history suggests HP should undergo a serologic workup including fungal antigen panels and immunoglobulin G levels toward the suspected offending antigen 32 32.[insightsinipf.com]

Treatment

  • After changing the treatment to an intramuscularly administered preparation and starting steroid therapy the clinical, radiological and lung function findings rapidly improved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Short-term treatment is with corticosteroids; long-term treatment is antigen avoidance.[merckmanuals.com]
  • -Viral -Type A most common -Sudden, acute onset, fever, aching pain in body -may cause viral pneumonia, or complicated by secondary bacterial pneumonia -Treatment: symptomatic and supportive, anti-viral drugs may reduce symptoms and reduce risk to infect[quizlet.com]
  • Treatment Identification and, if possible, avoidance of the irritant are the initial concerns of treatment. In an occupational setting, improved ventilation and air filtering masks are recommended for mild symptoms.[healthcentral.com]

Etiology

  • Prague 2 Respiratory tract  nose & paranasal cavities  nasopharynx  larynx  trachea  bronchi  LUNG 3 Disease Nosologic Unit  Definition  Incidence, age/sex prevalence (if any)  Etiology  Possible clinical manifestation  Pathogenesis –macroscopy[slideplayer.com]
  • […] obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Sarcoidosis Asthma Silicosis Drug-induced pneumonitis Background Epidemiology Incidence Interstitial lung disease – 30/100,000 20% are hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) Sex – M F (minimal) Etiologies[arupconsult.com]
  • […] disease Benign Diseases: Parietal pleural plaques, abestosis, diffuse visceral pleural fibrosis Malignant diseases: Bronchogenic carcinoma, Malignant pleural mesothelioma, Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, other cancers -Multisystem disorder of unknown etiology[quizlet.com]

Epidemiology

  • In the August issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, researchers at the University of Minnesota Cancer Center report that users of smokeless tobacco are exposed to higher amounts[sciencedaily.com]
  • This also results in poor understanding of their natural history and lack of knowledge of their epidemiology.[synapse.koreamed.org]
  • Chronic presentation Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia Unusual interstitial pneumonia Bronchiolitis obliterans Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Sarcoidosis Asthma Silicosis Drug-induced pneumonitis Background Epidemiology[arupconsult.com]
  • […] respirations, rales, chest retractions, fever, mailase Treatment: Supportive and symptomatic (viral) --Causative Agent (V,B,F) --location of infection (both lungs or in one lobe) --Pathophysiological changes (changes in interstitial tissues, alveolar septa) --Epidemiological[quizlet.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • […] s lung, paprika slicer’s lung, wine maker’s lung, tobacco grower’s lung Animal proteins Pituitary snuff taker’s lung, pigeon breeder's lung, bird fancier’s disease, furrier’s lung, poultry worker's lung Chemicals Bathtub finisher's lung, Coptic lung Pathophysiology[arupconsult.com]
  • […] small bronchi and bronchioles Signs: Wheezing and dyspnea, rapid shallow respirations, rales, chest retractions, fever, mailase Treatment: Supportive and symptomatic (viral) --Causative Agent (V,B,F) --location of infection (both lungs or in one lobe) --Pathophysiological[quizlet.com]

Prevention

  • "That does not prevent them from advancing the general concept that snuff can be used as a substitute for cigarettes, especially in places, like an office setting, where snuff may be acceptable while smoking is not."[sciencedaily.com]
  • - 0% Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0% Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0% Primary diagnosis of injury 0% Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0% Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0% Primary diagnosis[medicbind.com]
  • A most common -Sudden, acute onset, fever, aching pain in body -may cause viral pneumonia, or complicated by secondary bacterial pneumonia -Treatment: symptomatic and supportive, anti-viral drugs may reduce symptoms and reduce risk to infect others -Prevention[quizlet.com]
  • These changes will allow us to monitor the balance between health and allergic/hypersensitivity disease worldwide to understand public policies required to support organized high-impact measures and affordable interventions to prevent, promote health[synapse.koreamed.org]

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