Flashcards in Clinical 4 - Pulmonary Diseases of Vascular Origin Deck (20)
What is the most common originating spot for a pulmonary embolism?
DVT of lower extremities
What is commonly used to diagnose DVT?
What are the clinical findings of PE?
Tachypnea, dyspnea, syncope, acute hypertension, wheezing, friction rubs
What is the gold standard for diagnosing PE?
What 3 drugs can treat PE/DVT?
What agents are used to treat massive cases of PE?
What are the diagnostic features of Wegeners granulomatosis?
Necrotizing granulmatous vasculitis
Name two important signs of Wegeners?
Nasal septal perforation
Ulceration of the vomer bone
What is the lab result diagnostic for Wegeners?
How do you treat Wegeners?
Corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide
What are the diagnostic features of Churg-Strauss syndrome?
Increased levels of IgE and eosinophils
What are the clinical findings in Behcet disease?
Apthous orogenital ulcerations
What arteries are most common in Takayasu arteritis?
Aorta and major branches
Pulmonary artery is involved
What are the clinical presentations of mixed cryoglobulinemia?
Episodes of purpura
What are the complications of mixed cryoglobulinemia?
Glomerulonephritis and pulmonary insufficiency
What hypersensitivity reaction is involved in Goodpastures syndrome?
What are the immunological findings of Goodpastures?
Diffuse alveolar damage
What are the classic features of Goodpastures?
What arterial pressure is needed to diagnose pulmonary arterial hypertension?
Arterial pressure greater than 25 mmHg