Pneumonia [top]

  • Pleuritic chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fever
  • Productive cough
  • Haemoptysis
  • Consolidation on CXR

Lung abscess [top]

  • Haemoptysis
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Productive cough with foul smelling sputum
  • Chest pain
  • Opacity with fluid level on CXR

Bronchiectasis [top]

  • Haemoptysis
  • Productive cough with copius purulent sputum
  • Clubbing
  • Course crepitiations
  • Recurrent episodes LRTI
  • Tram line and ring shadows on CXR

COPD [top]

  • Persistent productive cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Smoker
  • Hyperinflated chest
  • Loss of lung markings on CXR

Viral bronchitis [top]

  • Productive cough
  • White / yellow sputum
  • Fever