Disease Information for Mycobacteria, atypical pulmonary

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Unilateral cervical adenopathy
Cervical adenopathy
Cervical adenopathy/unilateral
Fluctuant Adenitis/adenopathy
Cough
Cough Chronic
Cough Chronic Productive
Cough Dry Non-productive
Cough, productive
Dyspnea
Dyspnea on exertion
Hemoptysis
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Pleural Friction Rub.
Rales
Rapid Breathing
Signs of consolidation/chest
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Whispered pectroliloquy/egophony
Chronically ill patient/signs
Fever of unknown origin/chronic fever
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Chest Infection
Presentation/AIDS Abnormal Chest Xray
AIDS with Fever
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Cattle/reservoir/vector
Exposure/Hot tubs
Established Disease Population
Patient/Immune compromised/Immune suppressed
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Culture slow relatively
Microlab/Acid fast bacteria/specimen
Microlab/Mycobacterium chelonei isolation
Microlab/Mycobacterium fortuitum isolation
Microlab/Mycobacterium kansasii isolation
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
PLEURAL Exudate
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ACE/Angiotensin converting enzyme level (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Lung Abnormal (Biopsy)
BX/Lung biopsy/Granulomas in lung
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
CT Scan
CT Scan/Lung Mass
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Bilateral upper lobe fibrous streaking/Chest
Xray/Cavitation/Cavitary lung lesion/Chest
Xray/Chest apical thin walled cavities/multiple/anterior
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Hilar adenopathy, unilateral/Chest
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary infiltrate Immune deficiency/Chest
Xray/Upper lobe lesion/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Associated Disease & Complications
Atypical mycobacterium, disseminated
Interstitial lung involvement/manifestation
Lung abscess
Mycobacteria, atypical, pulmonary
Upper lobe pneumonia
Mass in Lung
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Acid-fast bacteria (category)
AGENT/Contagion not reported/unlikely (ex)
AGENT/Mycobacterium (ex)
AGENT/Mycobacterium/Non-pathogenic guinea pig
AGENT/Mycolic Acid in Cell wall
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Class
CLASS/Lung apex disorder/disease (ex)
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous Infection
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Upper lobe pneumonia/predelict
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antibiotic/Combinations
RX/Antimicrobial medication/Prolonged treatment
RX/Antituberculosis antibiotic
RX/Isoniazide (INH)
Definition

A slow-growing, photochromogenic species that is the etiologic agent of a tuberculosis-like disease in humans and is frequently isolated from human pulmonary secretions or tubercles. The incidence of infection is sharply increased among immunocompromised individuals. (Dorland, 28th ed

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