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36 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Increased Area of Cardiac Dullness

  • Cardiomyopathy

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

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    pain, or pedal edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[novanthealth.org] […] failure heart failure myocardial infarction tachycardia heart attack noun heart failure acute myocardial infarction angina pectoris cardiac arrest cardiovascular disease chest[thesaurus.com]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    A 69-year-old man presented with shortness of breath and exertional chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) was administered 10 min after the onset of chest pain, and emergency percutaneous coronary intervention was performed to induce coronary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three years later, she had chest pain on effort and angina pectoris was diagnosed by coronary angiography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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.[merckmanuals.com] pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Forty-eight years old male patient was hospitalized with shortness of breath, chest pain, swelling of the eyelids and bilateral limbs complaints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Suppurative Pericarditis

    […] description Sharp, pleuritic, retro-sternal (under the sternum) or left precordial (left chest) pain Crushing, pressure-like, heavy pain.[en.wikipedia.org] Patients with large pericardial effusions have an area of increased dullness at the base of the heart in addition to generalized enlargement of the area of cardiac dullness[tele.med.ru] pain, rapid heartbeat, and difficulty breathing.[icdlist.com]

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    Mackler's triad may be seen : Chest pain, vomiting and subcutaneous emphysema Mucosa and submucosa are involved, NOT a complete perforation.[mediconotebook.com] […] in stools  Anaemia & weaknessAnaemia & weakness  Dysphagia(sricture)Dysphagia(sricture)  Atypical symp – Angina like chest pain , pulm orAtypical symp – Angina like chest[slideshare.net] […] in stools  Anaemia & weaknessAnaemia & weakness  Dysphagia(sricture)Dysphagia(sricture)  Atypical symp – Angina like chest pain, pulm orAtypical symp – Angina like chest[slideshare.net]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever and chest pain were experienced in six and five patients, respectively, but were controlled with antipyretics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may arise gradually or rapidly, depending on fluid accumulation rate, and may range from dyspnoea, chest pain, cough, palpitations and orthopnoea, to fatigue, anxiety[oncologypro.esmo.org]

  • Heart Disease

    Rheumatic diseases present with sore throat, pain in joints, chest pain, breathlessness and rash.[symptoma.com] The patient, who had a history of hypertension presented with chest pain and shortness of breath to the emergency department.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with stable angina may notice pain or discomfort in the chest such as a tight, dull or heavy pain that passes within a few minutes.[diabetes.co.uk]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Thus, patients presenting with chest pain and electrocardiological and biochemical evidence of myocardial necrosis are not always suffering from an acute coronary syndrome[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] upper parts of arms and legs), Sydenham's chorea, subcutaneous nodules, epistaxis, shortness of breath and chest pain.[web.archive.org] A previously healthy, 9-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with complaints of sore throat, low-grade fever, and intermittent chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Mediastinitis

    Retrosternal chest pain causes are given below Ischaemic heart disease. Oesophagitis or diffuse oesophageal spasm. Acute dry percardltis. Acute mediastinitis.[notes.medicosnotes.com] A 24-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for complaints of chest pain and fever and was subsequently diagnosed as having an anterior mediastinal tumor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain, and systemic symptoms, and also in patients with a recent diagnosis of EBV, in order to mitigate a high rate of morbidity and mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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