pleuritis


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Related to pleuritis: pericarditis, pleural effusion, costochondritis

pleuritis

[plu̇′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
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l) suggests malignant effusion, TPE or lupus pleuritis.
Several diagnostic possibilities exist when a patient presents with acute pleuritis manifesting as severe chest pain, fever, dyspnea, and pleural effusions.
A possible cause of the vocal fold paralysis is the thoracotomy or the pleuritis in childhood; Due to the time lapse of over 40 years, this cannot be proven.
Inhaled bacteria may produce tularemic pneumonia, bronchiolitis, pleuritis, pneumonitis or hilar lymphadenitis, which would produce a cough (Coleman, 2002).
Signs and symptoms of transmural injection can potentially include chest pain, flulike symptoms, pneumonia, atelectasis, reactive pneumonitis, mediastinitis, pneumome-diastinum, reactive pleuritis, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, syncopal episodes, and flank pain.
In addition to hypertension, proteinuria, and fever, patients may present with pleuritis or pneumonitis, cerebral vasculopathy, and lupus hepatitis.
According to the report, a tularemia-based bioweapon would trigger cases of pneumonia, pleuritis, and lymph-node disease within three to five days of exposure.
Some people with lupus develop pleuritis, an inflammation of the lining of the chest cavity that causes chest pain, particularly with breathing.
Environmental exposure to asbestos and asbestiform fibers is not only a major cause of malignant mesothelioma (MM) of the serous membranes, but also leads to a variety of other benign changes in the lung such as fibrous pleuritis, pleural hyaline plaques, and diffuse intersititial fibrosis as well.
Role of prostaglandin E2 in the invasiveness, growth and protection of cancer cells in malignant pleuritis.