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Pleural friction rub

Pleural friction rub: Introduction

Pleural friction rub: The occurrence of a friction rub that occurs between the pleura of the lung and the lung itself. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Pleural friction rub, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pleural friction rub:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pleural friction rub. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Pleural friction rub: Symptom Checker

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Pleural friction rub: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pleural friction rub

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Pleural friction rub: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pleural friction rub

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Pleural friction rub: Related Rare Diseases

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Pleural friction rub: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Pleural friction rub

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How Common are these Causes of Pleural friction rub?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pleural friction rub. Of the 13 causes of Pleural friction rub that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pleural friction rub:

The following list of conditions have 'Pleural friction rub' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Pleural friction rub Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Pleural friction rub:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pleural friction rub:

    Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pleural friction rub:

    Asbestosis, Lung cancer (29 causes), Pleurisy, Bacterial pneumonia, Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Systemic lupus erythematosus (14 causes), Pulmonary tuberculosis, Thoracic surgery, Radiation therapy

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