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57 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Pulsatile Liver

  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency

    The most common procedures include: Chest X-rays Electrocardiogram (ECG), which records the heart’s electrical activity Cardiac MRI, which shows the heart’s abnormalities[] liver) Gerhardt's sign (enlarged spleen) Duroziez's sign (systolic and diastolic murmurs heard over the femoral artery when it is gradually compressed) Hill's sign (A 20[] More definitive diagnostic tests include : Standard chest x-ray is the easiest imaging study to conduct immediately.[]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    An ECG may show some abnormalities that may be suggestive of right heart failure. Chest x-ray may also show enlargement of the chambers of the right heart.[] Jugular venous distension and hepatomegaly occur with heart failure, sometimes causing a pulsatile liver later in the disease state.[] Tests may include: Chest X-ray. A test that takes pictures of internal tissues, including the heart. ECG.[]

  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency

    The electrocardiogram and chest x-ray may be abnormal.[] Right heart failure leads to ascites, hepatosplenomegaly, pulsatile liver, peripheral edema and pleural overflow. In advanced stages patients are cachectic and cyanotic.[] Chest X-ray In a chest X-ray, your doctor studies the size and shape of your heart and evaluates your lungs.[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Diagnostic highlights Test Normal Result Abnormality With Condition Explanation Chest x-rays Normal heart size and clear lungs Enlarged right ventricle and pulmonary artery[] liver, a loud pulmonic component of the 2nd heart sound, or evidence of venous thrombosis.[] […] heart sounds Enlarged veins, particularly facial and neck veins Cor pulmonale is typically diagnosed as the result of a series of tests and imaging, including chest X-rays[]

  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    A third heart sound as well as hepatosplenomegaly or a pulsatile liver occur with right heart failure. 4.2.[]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    If chest x-ray is abnormal or dyspnea worsens significantly, chest x-ray and pulmonary function tests are done yearly to check for pulmonary fibrosis.[] Chest x-ray: May show enlarged cardiac shadow, reflecting chamber dilation/hypertrophy, or changes in blood vessels, reflecting increased pulmonary pressure.[] Hepatomegaly liver pulsatility if there is significant associated tricuspid regurgitation. Jaundice in advanced cases. Ascites in advanced cases.[]

  • Acute Aortic Regurgitation

    An electrocardiogram showed no abnormality. Chest X-ray did not reveal pulmonary congestion and pulmonary inflammation.[] […] nailbed) • Palfrey’s sign ( pistol shot sounds in radial artery ) • Rosenbach’s sign (pulsations in liver) • Gerhart’s sign ( pulsations in spleen ) • Traube’s sign (Pistol[] ECG and chest x-ray should be done.[]

  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

    Chest X-ray showed cardiomegaly and pulmonary edema.[] liver and 1 bilateral lower extremity pitting edema.[] Figure 2: TTE showing a hypertrophied left ventricle and abnormal myocardial texture, described as ‘granular sparkling’ with low pericardial effusion.[]

  • Ebstein Malformation

    The doctor may hear abnormal heart sounds, such as murmur, when listening to the chest with a stethoscope.[] The symptoms of right heart failure like pulsatile liver, ascites, raised jugular venous pulse are all seen in the patients.[] Other tests may include: chest X-ray , which often shows a very large heart electrocardiogram (also called ECG or EKG), a recording of the heart's electrical activity.[]

  • Ascites

    Heart failure - distended jugular veins, palpable thrills and murmurs, enlarged & pulsatile liver; constrictive pericarditis - pulsus paradoxus c.[] Cirrhosis - muscle mass loss, icteric sclera, spider angioma, palmar erythema, pedal edema, gynecomastia, prominent abdominal wall veins (caput medusae), palpable firm liver[]

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