Acute cough and shortness of breath
- Asthma, eg, cough-variant or triggered by URI
- Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (Farmer's lung, etc.)
- Pulmonary edema, eg, CHF
- Pulmonary embolism
- Myocardial ischemia
- Toxic organic dust syndrome
See related DDx
Last updated: January 13, 2015
Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acute Cough and Shortness of Breath." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/115053/all/Acute_cough_and_shortness_of_breath.
Zeiger RFR. Acute cough and shortness of breath. Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/115053/all/Acute_cough_and_shortness_of_breath. Accessed December 5, 2023.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Acute cough and shortness of breath. In Diagnosaurus (4th ed.). McGraw-Hill Education. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/115053/all/Acute_cough_and_shortness_of_breath
Zeiger RFR. Acute Cough and Shortness of Breath [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2023 December 05]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/115053/all/Acute_cough_and_shortness_of_breath.
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