haemoptysis


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haemoptysis

(hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs; hɛˈm-) or

hemoptysis

n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Pathology) spitting or coughing up of blood or blood-streaked mucus, as in tuberculosis. Compare haematemesis
[C17: from haemo- + -ptysis, from Greek ptyein to spit]
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Noun1.haemoptysis - coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Haemoptysis and transitory lung-infiltrations associated with Clonorchis sinensis .
There was no history of accompanying paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea, rheumatic fever or haemoptysis.
She had a history of severe bone pain and haemoptysis (more than a year) and was a candidate for total laryngectomy and thyroidectomy due to her advanced thyroid cancer.
Blood found in phlegm is known as haemoptysis, while streaks of blood in phlegm is a benign sign of bronchitis.
Haemoptysis or the expectoration of blood from the lower respiratory tract [1,2] can range from blood-streaking of sputum to the presence of gross blood in the absence of any accompanying sputum.
In the case of mediastinal lipomas, the most common are dyspnoea, cough, hoarseness, dysphagia, haemoptysis [12], in the lipoma of the face and neck there might be dyspnoea, hoarseness, dysphagia, cervical spondylitis and restriction of neck movement, as found in the presented patient.
The patient developed haemoptysis and deteriorated clinically, secondary to a suspected pulmonary embolism and septic shock.
Lung crackle on auscultation, haemoptysis and death was evident in two pups.
Revised Geneva score Previous PE or DVT 3 Heart rate 75-94beats/min 3 [greater than or equal to] 95 beats/min 5 Surgery or fracture within the past 2 month Haemoptysis 2 Active cancer 2 Unilateral lower limb pain 3 Pain on lower limb deep venous 4 palpation and unilateral oedema Age 65 > years 1 Clinical probability--three-level score Low 0-3 Intermediate 4-10 High [greater than or equal to] 11 Wells score Previous PE or DVT 1.
There was no history of cough, haemoptysis, fever with chills or history of tuberculosis in the past.