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68 Possible Causes for Ankle Edema, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Orthopnea

  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency

    Swelling of your ankles, feet or abdomen. This is called edema. Swelling may occur in your belly, which may cause you to feel bloated. Rapid weight gain.[medicinenet.com] Left ventricular hypertrophy may also be present.[healio.com] Patients may be asymptomatic or may have manifestations like fatigue caused by reduced cardiac output, tachypnea or dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and hemoptysis[symptoma.com]

  • Heart Failure

    Increased central venous pressure ( 16 cm H2O at right atrium) · Hepatojugular reflux · Weight loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle[medicalcriteria.com] METHODS: We report the case of a 54-year-old man with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction and left ventricular hypertrophy, initially thought to have an infiltrative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Orthopnea may occur in any condition in which the vital capacity is low. Marked ascites, regardless of its etiology, is an important cause of orthopnea.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Increased central venous pressure ( 16 cm H2O at right atrium) · Hepatojugular reflux · Weight loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle[web.archive.org] Transthoracic echocardiographic examination showed bilateral atrial enlargement, left ventricular hypertrophy, anteroseptal hypokinesia and akinesia, and moderate mitral and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: A 35-year-old woman presented to the ED with a 2-month history of shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, decreased exercise tolerance, and orthopnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Leg swelling (ankle edema). Liver enlargement. Chest pain. Risk Factors Age over 60. Obesity. Smoking. Alcoholism.[rxmed.com] Biatrial enlargement Left ventricular hypertrophy or biventricular enlargement Left bundle branch block ( RBBB can also occur). Left axis deviation.[lifeinthefastlane.com] Symptoms: Patients with cardiomyopathy will typically present with dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, bilateral edema, and fatigue.[symptoma.com]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    For example, elevating the head with pillows in bed may benefit someone with pulmonary edema, while elevating the legs may minimize ankle and/or leg edema.[emedicinehealth.com] ECG: look for evidence of arrhythmia, myocardial infarction or other cardiac disease - eg, left ventricular hypertrophy.[patient.info] […] are often noted during normal pregnancies, the potential for PPCMP should be considered if these symptoms are excessive and/or comorbid paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and orthopnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

    […] condition are mentioned below: Palpitations or abnormally rapid heartbeats Fatigue Rapid pulse rate Increase in the frequency of urination, especially at night Pulmonary Edema[hxbenefit.com] Other nonspecific findings include low voltage, left ventricular hypertrophy, and nonspecific ST-segment and T-wave abnormalities.[emedicine.com] Approximately 4 hours after cesarean section, progressive orthopnea developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Heart Disease

    The classical sign which involves extremities is the appearance of edema at the level of ankles in the cases of advanced heart failure.[symptoma.com] KEYWORDS: Left ventricular hypertrophy; Magnetic resonance spectroscopy; Myocardial triglyceride content[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Congestive heart failure can include: Fatigue Irregular pulse or palpitations Swelling of feet and ankles Weight gain Nausea Shortness of breath Difficulty sleeping flat in bed ( orthopnea[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

    Hyporeflexia was noted on both knees and ankles.[dovepress.com] KEYWORDS: Left ventricular hypertrophy; cardiac amyloidosis; diagnosis score; prognosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This report discusses a 75-year-old male who presented with worsening dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, and lower-extremity edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Valve Disease

    Symptoms of heart valve disease may include: Shortness of breath Weakness or dizziness Pressure in the chest Heart palpitations or irregular heartbeat Swelling of the ankles[seton.net] It is useful in symptomatic patients before surgery. [18] Chest X-ray showing left ventricular hypertrophy and dilated aorta [18] ECG indicating left ventricular hypertrophy[en.wikipedia.org] Swelling of your ankles, feet or abdomen. This is called edema . Swelling may occur in your belly, which may cause you to feel bloated. Rapid weight gain.[medicinenet.com]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Patients in NYHA class III or IV, with pulmonary congestion or ankle edema, had higher CA-125, cystatin C, BNP and hs-CRP levels (p CONCLUSIONS: No correlation was found between[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest radiograph showed cardiomegaly; electrocardiogram showed left ventricular hypertrophy and echocardiography revealed dilated cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The following are the symptoms with which a patient may present: fatigue, orthopnea, dyspnea on exertion, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, increasing edema, weight gain, or an[symptoma.com]