VIII.m

Drug foreign body in the airway

Including tablets, iron tablets, wrapping and foils. May cause asphyxia. See also under IVt: the 'Pill Aspiration Syndrome' (PMID 23732590)

Last update : 01/03/2016
 

Causative drugs

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Crack cocaine

I.a I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.a - Pneumonitis (ILD), acute, severe (see also under ARDS)
I.b I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.b - Pneumonitis (ILD)
I.c I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.c - Eosinophilic pneumonia (pulmonary infiltrates and eosinophilia)
I.d I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.d - Organizing pneumonia (A pattern consistent with)
I.e I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.e - Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP)
I.g I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.g - Pulmonary fibrosis
II.a II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.a - Pulmonary edema, noncardiogenic (NCPE)
II.b II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.b - ARDS
II.j II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.j - Transient pulmonary opacities
III.a III - Pulmonary hemorrhage
III.a - Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH)
IV.a IV - Airway involvement
IV.a - Bronchospasm - Asthma
IV.c IV - Airway involvement
IV.c - Obliterative bronchiolitis (see also IVn)
IV.e IV - Airway involvement
IV.e - Cough (acute, violent, explosive)
IV.f IV - Airway involvement
IV.f - Severe, catastrophic asthma attack (can be fatal)
V.b V - Pleural and/or pericardial involvement
V.b - Eosinophilic pleural effusion
V.f V - Pleural and/or pericardial involvement
V.f - Pneumothorax
VI.a VI - Pulmonary vasculopathy
VI.a - Pulmonary embolism - Venous thromboembolism
VII.h VII - Mediastinal involvement
VII.h - Pneumomediastinum
VIII.a VIII - Upper, central, large airway involvement
VIII.a - Angioedema (may cause UAO & asphyxia)
VIII.d VIII - Upper, central, large airway involvement
VIII.d - Thermal (burns, frostbite), chemical, or caustic facial and/or airway injury
VIII.m VIII - Upper, central, large airway involvement
VIII.m - Drug foreign body in the airway
VIII.ac VIII - Upper, central, large airway involvement
VIII.ac - Retropharyngeal emphysema
X.ac X - Systemic conditions, syndromes and reactions
X.ac - Anti-GBM antibody disease (Goodpasture-like) or flare of
XI.b XI - Miscellaneous
XI.b - Chest pain (acute - subacute)
XI.c XI - Miscellaneous
XI.c - Pleuritic chest pain (see also under Vi)
XII.g XII - Cardiovascular involvement / toxicity
XII.g - Myocardial ischemia, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction
XII.l XII - Cardiovascular involvement / toxicity
XII.l - Cardiac arrhythmias or dysrhythmias (AF, VT, VF, TdP)
XII.aa XII - Cardiovascular involvement / toxicity
XII.aa - Arterial (aorta, limb) vasoconstriction and/or ischemia, acute
XII.ae XII - Cardiovascular involvement / toxicity
XII.ae - Aortic dissection
XV.b XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.b - Path: Eosinophilic pneumonia (subacute or acute) (see also Ic)
XV.e XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.e - Path: ILD with a granulomatous component (see also Im)
XV.g XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.g - Path: Alveolar hemorrhage (see also IIIa)
XV.q XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.q - Path: Foreign body deposits/reaction
XV.s XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.s - Path: Pneumoconiosis (silicosis, talcosis, talcoma)
XV.bb XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.bb - Path: Airway inflammation
XV.bj XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.bj - Path: Alveolar carbonaceous material or deposits
XVI.b XVI - Imaging
XVI.b - Imaging: Ground-glass shadowing/opacities (GGO)
XVI.k XVI - Imaging
XVI.k - Imaging: An area or areas of consolidation
XVIII.l XVIII - Distinctive patterns - 'Eye-catchers'
XVIII.l - Eye catcher: Candy-cane esophagus
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