In November 2016, she presented with pleuritic
chest pain, C-reactive protein (CRP) 3.08 (normal range 0.00-0.50) mg/dL, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) 42 (normal range 0-37) mm/h, and anti-ds-DNA ab 5 (normal range 0.1-4) UI/mL, with no alterations of the hemogram, the complement, or the kidney function.
chest pain and lower-limb asymmetry were signs and symptoms more commonly found in patients who had PE.
Her pain became pleuritic
with intermittent chills, night sweats and dry cough.
Kassel said the physician made several mistakes, first by settling on a diagnosis of chest wall tenderness despite no history of trauma to the chest and no explanation for any cause for the tenderness, and then by erroneously concluding that pleuritic
chest pain (inflammation of the membranes that surround the lungs) was not associated with an embolism, despite basic fundamental emergency medicine textbooks stating the contrary.
A 52-year-old male patient presented to the emergency department with a 3 days history of high fever, dry cough, and pleuritic
right-sided chest pain.
Most patients had symptoms such as pleuritic
pain, hemoptysis, dyspnea, cough, or precocious puberty, whereas 1 case was asymptomatic, and the tumor was discovered by chest roentgenogram.
In October 2016, a 20-year-old man came to an emergency department in Winnipeg with a 7-day history of fever, dyspnea, cough, pleuritic
chest pain, myalgias, sweats, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
A 63-year-old woman with a history of hypertension presents to the emergency department (ED) with acute onset shortness of breath and pleuritic
chest pain after traveling across the country for a work conference.
Generally, cough and dyspnea frequently accompany it, which may manifest with pleuritic
chest pain and haemoptysis (6).
Age range was 20 to 90 years and patients presented with shortness of breath, nonspecific chest pain or pleuritic
Other associated symptoms are exertional dyspnea, pleuritic
chest pain with cough, and palpitations [1-7].
A 32 year old African-American female presented to the hospital with left sided sharp, non-radiating, pleuritic
chest pain for 2 days but denied any aggravating or relieving factors.