Respiratory symptoms like cough, pleuritic chest pain
, breathlessness were present in 18 patients (45%) and the remaining 22 patients (55%) were asymptomatic.
The patient and five of his siblings were diagnosed with FMF in the year 2000 after symptoms of fever accompanied by abdominal pain and pleuritic chest pain
and detection of the MEFV gene mutation, and the gene mutation was associated with the FMF phenotype.
Dressler's syndrome, which is also known as post-myocardial infarction (MI) syndrome, typically presents weeks to months after MI as pleuritic chest pain
with a pericardial rub, elevated inflammatory markers, typical EKG changes (diffuse ST-segment elevation and PR-segment depression), and pericardial effusion.
Nonetheless, dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain
occur in about 85% of patients with pneumothorax.
3 Pleuritic chest pain
coughing and shortness of breath are often the first clues to the lung involvement of SLE itself.
Pneumothorax is a relatively common condition among adults and can present with dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain
Upon follow up one week later, the patient presented with a painful, swollen left leg and concurrent severe pleuritic chest pain
Herein, we report the case of a 31-year-old woman with a 10-year history of discoid lupus, now presenting with dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain
of 1 month's duration.
1), (2), (4), (5) Symptoms such as cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain
and dyspnoea are nonspecific and therefore not necessarily useful for diagnostic purposes.
The recognized clinical features are fever and pleuritic chest pain
but many patients are asymptomatic.
Pleuritic chest pain
, the most common symptom, is present in up to 84% of cases.
Most intact cysts are asymptomatic and found incidentally on chest radiographs, but involvement of the lungs can produce chronic cough, dyspnoea, pleuritic chest pain
He also had pleuritic chest pain
with shortness of breath.
A 38-year-old man with a 3-day history of shortness of breath, productive cough and pleuritic chest pain
presented to the medical department at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg.
A 75-year-old Latin-American female was admitted for a 4-week history of dyspnea, nonproductive cough, and pleuritic chest pain