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1

what does air in pleural space on x ray mean

pneumothroax

2

what does obscured heart border on x ray mean

focal consolidation

3

what does circular pacity mean

tumour

4

what does walled off cavity with fluid level mean

bronchiectasis

5

signs of severe asthma attack

- can't complete sentences
- PERF 33-50%
- tachycardia

6

what does chronic inflammation of lung parenchyma indicate?

interstitial lung disease

7

what does chronic swelling of airway mucosa indicate?

asthma

8

what does progressive fibrosis and remodelling of intersitium and brolonged bronchial muscle contraction indicate?

pulmonary fibrosis

9

feeling unwell acutely, coloured sputum and flu symptoms could mean...?

pneumonia

10

what do you need for TB diagnosis?

travel history
maybe haemoptysis, sweats

11

signs of PE

pitting calf oedema
pleural rub

12

signs of SLE

mouth ulcers
unilaerla dullness to percussion

13

signs for cystic fibrosis

finger clubbing
coarse inspiratory crepitations

14

3 sounds that can suggest consolidation
1 characteristic/sign

- bronchial breath sounds
- increased vocal resonance
-hyporesonany percussion note
- decreased expansion

15

what does stony dull percussion mean

fluid

16

how to describe pleuritic chest pain

may be worse when you cough, sneeze or move around.
It may be relieved by taking shallow breaths.

17

sudden pain with breathelessness in young person should indicate what...?

spontaneous pneumothorax

18

what is hyperresonant percussion note with decreased air entry a sign of?

pneumothorax

19

what symptoms can consolidation present with?

fever and cough - gradual onset of symptoms

20

RF for PE

surgery
malignancy

21

what can pleuritic chest pain be a sign of?

PE