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Investigations, treatment and complications of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
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Investigations, treatment and complications of Adult respiratory distress syndrome

In this article, We are going to discuss the diagnostic investigations and methods of treatment and management of Adult respiratory distress syndrome . Investigations 1) X-ray -7 Bilateral…

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Pathogenesis and Clinical picture of Adult Respiratory distress syndrome ARDS
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Pathogenesis and Clinical picture of Adult Respiratory distress syndrome ARDS

Pathogenesis of Adult Respiratory distress syndrome • One of the above causes acts as an insult to the Capillary capillary endothelium or alveolar epithelium leading to disruption of capil…

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Adult Respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) Causes and definition
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Adult Respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) Causes and definition

Definition of Adult Respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)  It is a non cardiogenic pulmonary edema leading to acute respiratory failure (Type I respiratory failure). The term wet lung indic…

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Cor Pulmonale definition, causes, diagnosis and treatment
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Cor Pulmonale definition, causes, diagnosis and treatment

This is a discussion of Cor Pulmonale regarding its definition, causes, clinical picture, investigations and treatment . What is meant by Cor Pulmonale ?  It is a right ventricular hypertr…

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Treatment of Tuberculosis , regimens and differential diagnosis
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Treatment of Tuberculosis , regimens and differential diagnosis

This is an approach to treatment of Pulmonary tuberculosis , with illustration of Drug doses , side effects, recommended course and possible combinations. We are going to discuss the diffe…

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Tuberculosis diagnostic investigations and Tuberculin test
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Tuberculosis diagnostic investigations and Tuberculin test

T.B is mainly a bacteriological diagnosis by Ziehl-Neelsen stained smear or culture on Lowenstien Jensen Media or Middle brook). The culture on middle brook needs short duration (2-3 wks) P…

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Complications of pulmonary tuberculosis
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Complications of pulmonary tuberculosis

Complications of T.B 1) Pneumothorax due to rupture of cavity in the pleural space. 2) Empyema or pyopneumothorax due to rupture of tuberculous lesion in the pleural space. 3) Tuberculous laryngitis. 4) Respiratory failure with extensive …

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Miliary tuberculosis manifestations and investigations
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Miliary tuberculosis manifestations and investigations

Manifestations of Miliary tuberculosis : • Fever, sweating during sleep, loss of weight. • Cough and dyspnea. • Wide spread crepitations may be heard • Fundus examination may shows choroid…

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Manifestations of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (symptoms, signs)
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Manifestations of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (symptoms, signs)

This article is to discuss the clinical picture of T.B ( manifestations | symptoms and signs ) . TB is usually classified as pulmonary or extrapulmonary. In absence of HIV infection, it in…

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Pulmonary Tuberculosis def., causes, risks, pathology, types
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Pulmonary Tuberculosis def., causes, risks, pathology, types

This is an approach to Pulmonary Tuberculosis (T.B) , regarding its definition, causative organism, risk factors, people at risk and pathological types . What is Pulmonary Tuberculosis ? P…

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Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (Hamman Rich $) causes, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis
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Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (Hamman Rich $) causes, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis

This is an approach to management of Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis including diagnostic investigations . This disease previously called Hamman Rich syndrome or Idiopathic pulmonary fibr…

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Sarcoidosis def., cause, manifestations, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment
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Sarcoidosis def., cause, manifestations, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment

This article is to discuss Sarcoidosis regarding its definition, pathology, clinical picture, diagnosis, investigations , indications of treatment and method of management . What is meant …

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Interstitial pulmonary diseases And Interstitial Pulmonary fibrosis pathology, diagnosis, management
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Interstitial pulmonary diseases And Interstitial Pulmonary fibrosis pathology, diagnosis, management

Definition  Group of chronic, non malignant, non infecious diseases characterized by inflammation and infiltration of the interstitial tissue of the lung with inflammatory cells with deran…

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Mesothelioma definition, types, manifestations, prognosis, prevention, DD, treatment
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Mesothelioma definition, types, manifestations, prognosis, prevention, DD, treatment

This article is to discuss mesothelioma cancer regarding its definition, known types, clinical picture, diagnostic investigations, prognosis , prevention and methods of management . What i…

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Bronchial adenoma def., manifestations, investigations and treatment
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Bronchial adenoma def., manifestations, investigations and treatment

In this article, We are going to discuss bronchial adenoma regarding its definition, clinical picture, diagnostic investigations and methods of management . What is  Bronchial adenoma ?  It…

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Treatment of bronchogenic carcinoma
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Treatment of bronchogenic carcinoma

Here, we will discuss the different approaches to management (treatment) and control of  bronchogenic carcinoma which include Surgical resection of the tumor , Radiotherapy , Chemotherapy and Laser therapy . I) Surgery :  * Surgical resect…

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Differential diagnosis and investigations of Bronchogenic carcinoma
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Differential diagnosis and investigations of Bronchogenic carcinoma

This are the investigations needed to reach diagnosis in a case of bronchogenic carcinoma , and its differential diagnosis (DDx) . Investigations • X- ray shows : - Coin shadow             …

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Manifestations of Bronchogenic carcinoma (clinical picture)
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Manifestations of Bronchogenic carcinoma (clinical picture)

A change in the character of the regular cough of a smoker old male, particularly if it is associated with other new respiratory symptoms, should raise the possibility of bronchogenic carc…

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Bronchogenic Carcinoma causes, pathology, classification and spread
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Bronchogenic Carcinoma causes, pathology, classification and spread

Bronchogenic Carcinoma is the most common malignancy in males, it accounts for 32% of all cancer deaths in men, 85% of patients die within 5 years. Causes and incidence of Bronchogenic car…

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Pulmonary fibrosis causes, types, diagnosis and treatment
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Pulmonary fibrosis causes, types, diagnosis and treatment

This article is to discuss lung fibrosis regarding its known types , aetiology, clinical picture (manifestations), investigations and management . Types of pulmonary fibrosis 1• Interstitia…

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