Disease Information for Empyema: Clinical Manifestations

Signs & Symptoms
Apical heart impulse/medial displacement
Apical impulse absent
Chest Pain
Clubbing of fingers/toes
Clubbing with Cyanosis
Low Blood Pressure
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Diaphoresis profuse/active sweating/acute
Excess Sweating Children
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Left Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Upper Abdominal Pain
Characteristic breath odor
Foul breath
RUQ pain radiates to right scapula
Accessory muscle use with breathing
Asymmetrical breathing
Asymmetry of chest
Chest pain, lateral, dull, aching
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Chest wall tenderness
Consolidation left base/signs
Consolidation right base/on exam
Cough Chronic
Dullness to percussion lung base
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Intercostal spaces filled out
Intercostal tenderness/right base
Left anterior chest pain
Localized decreased breath sounds
Localized dullness to percussion
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Pleural Friction Rub.
Pleuritic chest pain
Rapid Breathing
Rib tenderness
Right anterior chest pain
Shortness of breath/SOB
Signs of consolidation/chest
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Whispered pectroliloquy/egophony
Back Pain
Tracheal deviation/shift
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever of unknown origin/chronic fever
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Disease Progression
Course/Acute only