2) The remaining 40% of individuals develop nonspecific symptoms such as fever, headache, sore throat, cough, fatigue, and pleuritic
chest pain, which typically occur one to three weeks after infection.
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 complications were haemoptysis and pleuritic
chest pain following bronchoscopy, cellulitis at the biopsy site of the lesion, development of a chest wall abscess at the biopsy site, a chronic draining sinus from a lymph node biopsy site, and injury to the neurovascular bundle following insertion of an intercostal chest drain and a pleural biopsy.
Cough and sputum production, pleuritic
chest pain, tachypnea (rapid breathing), tachycardia (rapid pulse), dyspnea (shortness of breath), fever, chills, and rigor (a single shaking chill) are common signs and symptoms seen in the setting of CAP.
In January 2011 (wet season), a 15-year-old previously healthy Polynesian boy was examined for a 3-day history of fever, myalgia, fatigue, headache, sore throat, pleuritic
chest pain, and vomiting.
A 49 year old woman presented with left sided pleuritic
chest pain, nonproductive cough and progressive exertional dyspnea for two months.
There was pleuritic
pain on deep inspiration and upper abdominal tenderness to palpation.
He also had pleuritic
chest pain with shortness of breath.
On this occasion she presented to a peripheral hospital with a four-day history of severe pleuritic
chest pain, dyspnoea and palpitations.
A 75-year-old Latin-American female was admitted for a 4-week history of dyspnea, nonproductive cough, and pleuritic
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chest pain with pleural rub or effusion or pleural thickening.
chest pain indicates inflammation of the parietal pleura (because the visceral pleura are not innervated and thus not sensitive to pain).