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    Bronchiolitis Conditions

    Bronchiolitis, What is bronchiolitis? Bronchiolitis means inflammation of the bronchioles. It is usually caused by a virus called the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). ,...

    Bronchiolitis Professional

    Bronchiolitis, Other investigations that are not recommended for typical acute bronchiolitis include: [ 1 ] CXR: bronchiolitis produces: Nonspecific hyperinfla...

    Acute Bronchitis Conditions

    Acute Bronchitis, See separate leaflets called Acute Sinusitis , Tonsillitis , Sore Throat , Laryngitis , Pleurisy , Bronchiolitis , and Pneumonia for the other types of infe...

    Children with Breathing Difficulties Conditions

    Examples of viral infections include bronchiolitis and croup . Note : antibiotics do not kill viruses and so are not used to treat viral infections. ...

    Children with Respiratory Difficulties Professional

    Lower respiratory tract causes: asthma, bronchiolitis and bronchitis, pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome. Clinical clues to alternative diagnoses other than asthma ...

    Acute Otitis Media In Children Professional

    Acute Otitis Media In Children, They may also have co-existing disease such as bronchiolitis, and the tympanic membrane may be difficult to see: it often lies in an oblique position ...

    Hives (Acute Urticaria) Conditions

    Hives (Acute Urticaria), The rash may be acute (if it comes on suddenly and does not last for long) or chronic (if the rash has lasted for six weeks or more).

    Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) Conditions

    Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL), What is acute lymphoblastic leukaemia? Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is a condition where the bone marrow makes large numbers o...

    Acute Stress Reaction Conditions

    Acute Stress Reaction, What is an acute stress reaction? An acute stress reaction occurs when symptoms develop due to a particularly stressful event.

    Acute Coronary Syndrome Conditions

    Acute Coronary Syndrome, What is acute coronary syndrome? The term 'acute coronary syndrome' (ACS) covers a range of disorders, including a heart attack (myocardi...

    Acute Prostatitis Conditions

    Acute Prostatitis, Who gets acute prostatitis? Acute prostatitis caused by infection with a germ (acute bacterial prostatitis) is not that common. , prostatitis ...

    Acute Sinusitis Conditions

    Acute Sinusitis, Sinusitis is said to be acute if it lasts from 4-30 days and subacute if it lasts 4-12 weeks. A mild bout of acute sinusitis is common and many people will ...

    Acute Pancreatitis Conditions

    Acute Pancreatitis, About 4 in 100,000 people have acute pancreatitis each year in the UK. Acute pancreatitis has become more common in recent years. , acute pancre...

    Acute Diarrhoea in Children Conditions

    Acute Diarrhoea in Children, Diarrhoea can be of sudden onset and lasting for less than two weeks (acute) or persistent (chronic). This leaflet deals with acute diarrhoea, ...

    Acute Kidney Injury Conditions

    Acute Kidney Injury, The earlier acute kidney injury is picked up, and the more carefully you are monitored, the better the chance of your kidneys recovering. Acute kidney injury ...

    Acute Severe Asthma and Status Asthmaticus Professional

    Acute Severe Asthma and Status Asthmaticus, Differential diagnosis Status asthmaticus must be distinguished from other causes of acute breathlessness, including: Wheezing in children...

    Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) Conditions

    Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), What is acute myeloid leukaemia? Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a condition where the bone marrow makes large numbers of abnormal immatur...

    Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma Conditions

    Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma, AACG is also sometimes referred to as acute closed-angle glaucoma or just acute glaucoma. There are other types of glaucoma which occur...

    Acute Abdomen Professional

    Acute Abdomen, Major causes This list is far from exhaustive but is a useful aide-mémoire for those conditions commonly seen in the community: [ 1 , 2 , 3 ] Acute c...

    Acute Polyarthritis Professional

    Acute Polyarthritis, Acute polyarthritis has a very wide differential diagnosis, presenting significant diagnostic difficulties.

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