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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. ...

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    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 ...

    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 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 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 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 Pericarditis Professional

    Acute Pericarditis, This is acute inflammation of the pericardium, the membranous sac which surrounds the heart. Anatomy The pericardium is composed of an outer fibrous layer...

    Acute Pancreatitis Professional

    Acute Pancreatitis, Endoscopic ultrasound is a safe minimally invasive technique which is more accurate than transabdominal ultrasound and can accurately detect bile duct stones and other cau...

    Acute Polyarthritis Professional

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

    Acute Nephritis Professional

    Acute Nephritis, Interstitial nephritis can be acute or chronic. Acute interstitial nephritis is commonly due to a drug hypersensitivity reaction and presents as sudden-ons...

    Acute Monoarthritis Professional

    Acute Monoarthritis, It is possible for conditions that normally present with acute polyarthritis to begin by affecting only one joint and evolve into the classical pattern over time...

    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 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 Diarrhoea in Adults Conditions

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

    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 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.

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