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Pleural rub

Pleural rub: Introduction

Pleural rub: A creaking sound heard on auscultation of the chest wall - indicating that the layers that surround the lung and chest wall are rubbing together. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Pleural rub, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pleural rub:

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

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Pleural rub: Symptom Checker

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Pleural rub Treatments

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Pleural rub: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pleural rub may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pleural rub

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Pleural rub: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pleural rub

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Pleural rub: Related Rare Diseases

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Pleural rub: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Pleural rub

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How Common are these Causes of Pleural 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 rub. Of the 21 causes of Pleural rub that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pleural rub:

The following list of conditions have 'Pleural 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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Medical Conditions associated with Pleural 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 rub:

Pleuritis, Pneumonia (241 causes), Pleural effusion (126 causes), Neoplasm (16 causes), Mesothelioma, Pleurisy, Pulmonary infarction, Major surgery, Estrogen preparations, Chest wall tumors

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