Disease Information for Mediastinal abscess

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Facial edema/swelling
Neck edema
Acute Chest Pain
Acute Chest Pain in Elderly
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Diastolic sounds/knocks
Heart border dullness increased
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Precordial Knock
Systolic crunch/mediastinal air (Hammans)
Dysphagia for solids
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Edema of Lower Extremities
Bilateral supraclavicular pain
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Cough
Cough Dry Non-productive
Dyspnea on exertion
Noisy Breathing
Painful cough
Acutely ill patient/signs
Chronically ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Hectic fever
High body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/AIDS Abnormal Chest Xray
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute on subacute
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Post surgical status/postoperative
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
High WBC/Left Shift (Lab)
Left shifted differential smear (Lab)
Very High Sed Rate
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Mediastinoscopy/Abnormal findings
CT Scan
CT Scan/Chest abnormal
CT Scan/Mediastinal Abnormality/Chest
CT Scan/Mediastinal/anterior mass/Chest
MRI/Chest abnormal
X-RAY
Fluoroscopy/Cardiac/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Anterior mediastinal lesion/Chest
Xray/Bilateral hilar enlargement/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Mediastinal air/gas emphysema/Chest
Xray/Mediastinal mass/Chest
Xray/Mediastinal/anterior mass/Chest
Xray/Mediastinum abnormailty
Xray/Retrocardiac shadow/mass/Chest
Xray/Wide mediastinum/Chest
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Esophagus extrinsic defect
Angiography
Lymphangiogram/Thoracic duct/Abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Ascites
Chylous pleural effusion
Edema
Mediastinal adenopathy
Obstruction/Cysterna/Thoracic duct
Pericardial effusion
Superior vena cava obstruction/syndrome
Tracheobronchial obstruction
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Mediastinal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Free air in chest/status
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Infection/Abscess (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic adjunct/parenteral/large doses
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgical emergency
SX/Surgical resection/removal/biopsy
Other Treatments
TX/Medical emergency
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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