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25 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Increased Area of Cardiac Dullness, Orthopnea

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    The patient experienced orthopnea due to congestive heart failure and could not assume any other position.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain, or pedal edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later on orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea also develop. Later on dyspnea occurs even at rest. Orthopnea refers to breathlessness on lying flat.[symptoma.com]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    Other symptoms associated with AS are related to cardiac failure, such as paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, orthopnea, and dyspnea on exertion.[symptoma.com] A 69-year-old man presented with shortness of breath and exertional chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also presented dyspnea on minimal exertion, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and edema of lower limbs. The patient denied fever.[web.archive.org]

  • 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] If pericardial effusion symptoms do occur, they might include: Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing (dyspnea) Discomfort when breathing while lying down (orthopnea)[mayoclinic.com] pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Suppurative Pericarditis

    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] If left heart is unable to receive the blood, it can lead to congestion of vessels in the lungs, causing the dyspnea, cough, orthopnea and tachypnea etc.[drnajeeblectures.com] […] swelling, chest pain, recurrent fever and breathlessness on mild exertion.[biomedsearch.com]

  • 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] […] right-sided heart failure (eg, peripheral edema, nausea, abdominal discomfort, ascites) become apparent and usually precede signs of left-sided failure (eg, exertional dyspnea, orthopnea[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Fever and chest pain were experienced in six and five patients, respectively, but were controlled with antipyretics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Symptoms: Patients with cardiomyopathy will typically present with dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, bilateral edema, and fatigue.[symptoma.com] 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]

  • Pericarditis

    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] There was no chest discomfort, orthopnea or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea. He did not have symptoms of cough, fever, foamy urine, or body weight loss.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] […] of the pericardium, which surrounds the heart and can lead to chest pain.[belmarrahealth.com]

  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

    Approximately 4 hours after cesarean section, progressive orthopnea developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain.[symptoma.com] Two weeks after delivery, she suffered from severe symptoms of heart failure [orthopnea, New York Heart Association (NYHA) class IV, pulmonary edema and a reduced left ventricular[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    […] filling stroke volume ( venous congestion) cardiac output References: [2] Clinical features Usually initially asymptomatic Shortness of breath, especially while lying down ( orthopnea[amboss.com] The patient returned again with chest pain and was found to have reaccumulation of pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She came to the emergency room with a 7-day history of dyspnea and orthopnea.[revespcardiol.org]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    […] upper parts of arms and legs), Sydenham's chorea, subcutaneous nodules, epistaxis, shortness of breath and chest pain.[web.archive.org] In this setting, symptoms may include dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, cough, and even hemoptysis.[clinicaladvisor.com] 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]

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