Disease Information for Blast injury

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Painful Pruritic Blotchy red rash/torso
Purpura
Loss of bowel control/incontinence acute
Rectal bleeding, gross red
Rectal Blood/Bleeding
Dizziness/Dizzy
Vertigo
Painful cough
Epistaxis Children
Acute Bilateral Vision Loss
Conjunctival petechiae
Acute Hearing Loss
Bleeding from ear
Blood behind eardrum/sign
Ear pain/otalgia normal drum
Earache
Hearing loss
Hearing problems
Red eardrum
Sound distortion
Tinnitus
Tinnitus in Children
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
TEST/Audiometrics/abnormal
TEST/Audiometrics/High-tone hearing loss
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Skull Air or gas shadows
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate, acute/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Air in colon wall (Xray)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Blast injury
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Labyrinthe fistula
Perforated eardrum
Perforated viscus
Pneumoparotitis
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Sound-induced hearing loss
Traumatic Brain Syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cochlear lesion/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Process
PROCESS/Blast/Explosive injury (ex)
PROCESS/Electromagnetic/physics trauma (category)
PROCESS/Physics trauma (ex)
Definition

Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nevous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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