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838 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Respiratory Failure

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    (47%) had other causes of respiratory failure, including pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, etc.[] Edema in cor pulmonale. Lancet 1975 ; ii: 1289 – 1290. Google Scholar 27 Richens JM Howard P. Oedema in cor pulmonale. Clin Sci 1982 ; 62: 255 – 259.[] Acute respiratory failure with diffuse pulmonary opacities is an unusual manifestation following influenza vaccination.[]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    Patient was incubated and connected to mechanical ventilator in view of dropping saturation and respiratory failure.[] Greater attention is presently being directed toward the frequent occurrence of chronic embolization and its sequelae, chronic hypertension and cor pulmonale. 1 2 3 4 5 6[] We present the case of a woman with KTWS, cor pulmonale, and death due to recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE).[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Respiratory muscle weakness is an uncommon cause of chronic respiratory failure and a rare cause of cor pulmonale.[] […] lung diseases. [7] Cor Pulmonale Presentation The clinical manifestations of cor pulmonale may be nonspecific.[] This report describes two patients with long-term catheter use who developed increasing respiratory failure and cor pulmonale, at least in part, due to a large tracheal mucus[]

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

    This patient was admitted to the emergency department with severe respiratory failure requiring non-invasive ventilation.[] pulmonale).[] Here, we report a 4-year-old girl who suffered from severe progressive respiratory failure.[]

  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

    Abstract Aims: To report the first case of respiratory failure due to micronodular type II pneumocyte hyperplasia.[] The natural history of lymphangioleiomyomatosis is of progressive airflow obstruction leading to respiratory failure and cor pulmonale. 1 The rate of progression is highly[] Failure Research Group from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan, (Office) Department of Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University;[]

  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    Respiratory failure of this magnitude is a rare finding in PAP.[] Cor pulmonale. Prognosis In a third of patients, no appreciable disability develops and the disease remits spontaneously or fails to progress.[] Severe hypoxemic respiratory failure is uncommon, yet when present poses a technical challenge to performing WLL without further compromising respiratory status.[]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    The patient evolved to respiratory and renal failure (without rhabdomyolysis) and was placed under mechanical ventilation and hemodialysis.[] pulmonale) Call your provider if an infant or child has symptoms of CF, and experiences: Fever, increased coughing, changes in sputum or blood in sputum, loss of appetite[] We report the case of a 12-year-old girl with respiratory failure due to CF who underwent lung transplantation.[]

  • Silicosis

    Abstract Silicosis is a preventable occupational lung disease caused by the inhalation of respirable crystalline silica dust and can progress to respiratory failure and death[] Eventually, cor pulmonale and respiratory failure develop.[] He died in 2008 from respiratory failure and infectious complications.[]

  • Hypercapnia

    Respiratory failure has been associated with depressed ventilatory responses to hypoxia or hypercapnia or both.[] A 38-year-old patient with effort dyspnea, somnolence, cianosis and cor pulmonale is presented.[] pulmonale was shorter compared to that of patients with normocapnia with Cor pulmonale (4.8 vs 6.0 years).[]

  • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

    Respiratory Failure 2. ByDr.SoliMaN ELKADY I.C.U ReSiDeNt 3.[] Mixed cardiac and pulmonary disorders are also common sources of dyspnea 6, 7 and include COPD with pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale, deconditioning, pulmonary emboli[] MRI, cardiac echo Primary alveolar hypoventilation (Ondine’s curse) [ 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41 ] Daytime hypersomnolence Headache Rarely dyspneic Polycythemia Cor[]

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