Disease Information for Pleurisy, tuberculous

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Chest Pain
Acute Chest Pain in Elderly
Chest Pain
Chest Pain in Children
Asymmetrical breathing
Breath Sounds Decreased
Chest pain exacerbated on deep breathing
Chest pain, sharp, lateral
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Consolidation left base/signs
Consolidation right base/on exam
Cough
Cough, productive
Distant breath sounds
Dullness to percussion lung base
Left anterior chest pain
Localized dullness to percussion
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Pleural Friction Rub.
Pleuritic chest pain
Right anterior chest pain
Signs of consolidation/chest
Splinting on breathing/sign
Scapular area pain
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in Immigrants
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Black/African american population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Gamma interferon release/Lymphocyte TBC antigen
Microlab/PCR TBC in specimen
Microlab/PCR/Antigen test/Abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
PLEURAL Exudate
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
QuantiFERON-TB (QFT) Abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
PLEURAL Glucose
PLEURAL pH
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ESAT-6 ELISPOT (TBC) Positive (Lab)
PCR/TBC Serum Test
PLEURAL Adenosine Deaminase/ADA
PLEURAL LDH
PLEURAL Leukocytes
PLEURAL Lymphocytes
PLEURAL Protein
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Skin test positive
Thoracentesis/Abnormality
Thoracoscopy/Pleural space abnormal
Skin test/TB/PPD positive
Pathology
BX/Pleural Biopsy Abnormal
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
CT Scan
CT Scan/Lung Mass
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest film/extrapulmonary abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Costophrenic angle/blunted/Chest
Xray/Massive pleural fluid/Chest
Xray/Pleural calcification/Chest
Xray/Pleural fluid/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Empyema
Associated Disease & Complications
PLEURAL Adhesions
Pleural Effusion
Pleurisy
Pleurisy with effusion
Pleurisy, tuberculous
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis, pulmonary
Mass in Lung
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Acid-fast bacteria (category)
AGENT/Mycobacterium (ex)
Class
CLASS/Pleural disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
CLASS/Serosal disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous Infection
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Mechanics
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Antituberculosis antibiotic
RX/Isoniazide (INH)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

Tuberculosis of the serous membrane lining the thoracic cavity and surrounding the lungs.

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