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Pleurisy
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 J90., R09.1
ICD-9 511
DiseasesDB 29361
MeSH D010998

Pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, is an inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs, which can cause painful respiration (also called pleuritic chest pain) and other symptoms. Pleurisy can be generated by a variety of infectious and non-infectious causes. The effects of pleurisy can often be felt long after the condition has gone away. The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (most commonly known by the abbreviation ICD) provides codes to classify diseases and a wide variety of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or disease. ... The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10) is a coding of diseases and signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or diseases, as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO). ... // J00-J99 - Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06) Acute upper respiratory infections (J00) Acute nasopharyngitis (common cold) (J01) Acute sinusitis (J02) Acute pharyngitis (J03) Acute tonsillitis (J04) Acute laryngitis and tracheitis (J05) Acute obstructive laryngitis (croup) and epiglottitis (J050) Acute obstructive laryngitis (croup) (J051) Acute epiglottitis (J06) Acute upper... // R00-R99 - Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R09) Symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems (R00) Abnormalities of heart beat (R000) Tachycardia, unspecified (R001) Bradycardia, unspecified (R002) Palpitations (R008) Other and unspecified abnormalities of heart beat (R01) Cardiac murmurs and other... The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (most commonly known by the abbreviation ICD) provides codes to classify diseases and a wide variety of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or disease. ... The following is a list of codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... The Disease Bold textDatabase is a free website that provides information about the relationships between medical conditions, symptoms, and medications. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... An abscess on the skin, showing the redness and swelling characteristic of inflammation. ... In anatomy, the pleural cavity is the potential space between the lungs and the chest wall. ... The lungs are surrounded by two membranes, the pleurae. ... Human respiratory system The lungs flank the heart and great vessels in the chest cavity. ... Look up Respiration in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Contents

Symptoms

  • Cough
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight loss
  • Poor appetite
  • Sharp chest pain with breathing. Pain can limit the movement on the side of the chest.
  • Rapid shallow breaths
  • Inability to take a deep breath
  • Itching in sites on the back (near the site of the lungs, but no visible rashes)
  • Dizziness

Famous cases

  • William Wordsworth, English poet, died after being diagnosed with pleurisy in 1850.[1]
  • Thomas Hardy, an English Novelist, died of pleurisy in 1928.
  • Unknown murder victim of the 1888 Whitehall Mystery had severe pleurisy.[2]
  • Cincinnati Reds outfielder Ken Griffey, Jr. was diagnosed with pleurisy in April 2007.[3]
  • The guitarist Miguel Llobet died after being diagnosed with pleurisy.[citation needed]
  • Charlemagne, known as the father of Europe for reuniting much of the Roman Empire, died in 813 of pleurisy.[citation needed]
  • Author, John Steinbeck, suffered from pleurisy and had a rib removed because of the disease.

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References in literature

The Glass Menagerie is a play by Tennessee Williams. ... Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), better known by the nickname Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright of the twentieth century who received many of the top theatrical awards for his work. ... Eugene Gladstone ONeill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) was a Nobel- and four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. ... Beyond the Horizon may refer to a stage play by Eugene ONeill a 1961 book on automatic writing by Grace Rosher a song from Bob Dylans album, Modern Times. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Alan Sillitoe (born March 4, 1928) is an English writer, one of the Angry Young Men of the 1950s. ... Jerome David Salinger (born January 1, 1919) (pronounced ) is an American author best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye and his reclusive nature. ... Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters is the second in the Glass Family series written by J D Salinger. ... Buddy Glass is a fictional character and member of the Glass family featured in many of J. D. Salingers short stories. ...

References

  1. ^ Myers, F.W.H. (2006). Wordsworth. BiblioBazaar, LLC, Page 177. ISBN 1426432267. 
  2. ^ http://www.casebook.org/official_documents/inquests/inquest_whitehall.html
  3. ^ http://reds.mlbnewsblog.com/2007/04/27/griffey-diagnosed-with-pleurisy-listed-as-day-to-day-ap/
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Pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, is an inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs, which can cause painful respiration and other symptoms.
William Henry Harrison died of pleurisy in 1841, at the age of 68.
Renée Vivien, the lesbian poet, died of pleurisy in 1909 at the age of 31.
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