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20 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Distended Neck Veins, Increased Area of Cardiac Dullness

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    veins that stick out (are distended) Sounds (crackles) from fluid buildup in your lungs, heard through a stethoscope Swelling of the liver or abdomen Uneven or fast heartbeat[] pain, or pedal edema.[] Symptoms of heart failure Some of the most common symptoms you may experience are reduced energy, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath and swelling in the legs.[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    One month after index admission, the patient came back complaining again of chest pain.[] You develop chest pain, palpitations, faintness, or other new or unexplained symptoms.[] pain, especially after physical exertion or heavy meals; and heart murmurs.[]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    Considerable amounts of pericardial fluid may muffle heart sounds, increase the area of cardiac dullness, and change the size and shape of the cardiac silhouette.[] pain.[] […] symptoms of right heart failure Cardiogenic shock , asystole Beck's triad for cardiac tamponade : hypotension , muffled heart sounds , distended neck veins ![]

  • Malignant Pericardial Effusion

    Minocycline instillation was associated with severe chest pain in seven patients, and with ECG changes suggesting pericardial or subepicardial injury in two patients.[] veins distended JVP – elevated upto 8 cm. ( CVP – 13 cm of blood column ) Vitals : T – 99F, PR – 120 /min RR – 26 / min BP – 100/70 mm of Hg 6.[] Fever and chest pain were experienced in six and five patients, respectively, but were controlled with antipyretics.[]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    neck veins, worse with inspiration ( Kussmaul sign ) Diminished heart sounds ( Beck’s Triad : a combination of distended neck veins, hypotension, and diminished heart sounds[] The patient returned again with chest pain and was found to have reaccumulation of pericardial effusion.[] […] symptoms of right heart failure Cardiogenic shock, asystole Beck's triad for cardiac tamponade : hypotension, muffled heart sounds, distended neck veins ![]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Serum cardiac markers are measured if acute symptoms or chest pain is present.[] Call 911 or your local emergency number if you feel chest pain that lasts more than a few minutes or have severe difficulty breathing.[] Get emergency medical help right away if you have chest pain, palpitations or fainting.[]

  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

    In the absence of coronary artery obstruction, it mimics acute myocardial infarction with chest pain and typical electrocardiography changes.[] A 65-year-old patient with history of ischemic cardiomyopathy admitted to the hospital for chest pain and subsequently experienced incessant ventricular fibrillation (VF),[] Conclusion : In optimally treated ICM patients with continued chest pain or dyspnea, ranolazine possibly had a positive impact on quality of life, a reduction in anginal frequency[]

  • Primary Cardiomyopathy

    What Conditions Are Associated with Chest Pain? There are numerous conditions associated with chest pain.[] ); swelling in the legs due to fluid build-up; and chest pain.[] STOP when you are tired, clammy, dizzy or experiencing chest pain or discomfort. Don't smoke! Avoid all types of tobacco.[]

  • Hemopericardium

    He had no chest pain until recently when he presented with chest tightness and abdominal pain for 2 days prior to admission. Chest X-ray showed marked cardiomegaly.[] We report a case of acute aortic syndrome in a 64-year-old man who presented with chest pain and hypotension. His electrocardiogram and cardiac troponins were normal.[] He suffered from chest pain for 4 months. Coronary angiography showed only ectatic coronary arteries. He started taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.[]

  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

    pain.[] Physical signs like hyperventilation, edema, distended neck veins can be seen in normal pregnancy.[] neck veins, and lower extremity edema. 1 , 2 While there are no specific electrocardiography (ECG) findings that are particularly helpful in diagnosing PPCM, a recent study[]

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