Signs & Symptoms of Type I PPB
- Mild to sever respiratory distress due to air-filled cysts or pneumothorax.
- Incidental discovery of lung cysts on chest x-ray
Signs & Symptoms of Types II and III PPB
- dyspnea, fever, cough, chest or abdominal pain (frequent diagnosis of pneumonia). Respiratory compromise may be extreme with patients on respirators within days of presentation.
- pleural effusion
- pneumothorax (Type II disease)
- malaise, anorexia