Disease Information for Thoracic surgery

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
PMI Displaced Lateral
Galactorrhea/Male
Lactorrhea in a male
Lactorrhea/Galactorrhea/Prolonged lactation
Left heart border/displaced left/percussion
Systolic crunch/mediastinal air (Hammans)
Bilateral arm edema
Pleuritic chest pain
Disease Progression
Galactorrhea
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
PLEURAL Exudate
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Lung/Focal atelectasis
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Atelectasis, focal/Chest
Xray/Atelectasis/Chest
Xray/Chest film/extrapulmonary abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Complete opacification/hemithorax/Chest
Xray/Costophrenic angle/blunted/Chest
Xray/Elevated Hemidiaphragm/Chest
Xray/Left Diaphragm Elevated/Chest
Xray/Subcutaneous free air/Chest
Angiography
Lymphangiogram/Cysterna/thoracic duct obstruction
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Aneurysm, pulmonary artery
Aorta, rupture, traumatic
Atelectasis, pulmonary
Brachial/axillary artery occlusion
Cerebral embolism
Chylous pleural effusion
Empyema
Lung laceration/tear
Main-stem bronchus obstruction/drowned lung
Mediastinitis, acute
Obstruction/Cysterna/Thoracic duct
Peritoneal Effusion
Phrenic Nerve Paralysis
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Thoracic duct fistula/perforation
Tracheobroncheal tear/injury
Atelectasis in Child
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Chest wall involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Breathing Workload
Pathophysiology/Free air in chest/status
Process
PROCESS/Surgery (ex)
PROCESS/Surgical procedure/complication (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Endotracheal airway.
Definition

A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.

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