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175 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Right Atrial Hypertrophy

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    […] ventricular hypertrophy right axis deviation dominant R wave in V1 with an amplitude 7mm often associated with "P pulmonale" ( right atrial enlargement ) multifocal atrial[radiopaedia.org] 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.[doi.org] Complications Chronic hypoxaemia causes slowly progressive pulmonary hypertension with the development of right ventricular hypertrophy and possible cor pulmonale.[patient.info]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    With development of cor pulmonale, the following additional changes are seen: Right atrial enlargement (P pulmonale) Right ventricular hypertrophy 3.[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] lung diseases. [7] Cor Pulmonale Presentation The clinical manifestations of cor pulmonale may be nonspecific.[emedicine.medscape.com] 1) Chest x-ray : may show evidence of right ventricular hypertrophy or atrial dilatation in the chronic setting. Prominent pulmonary arteries may be seen.[myvmc.com]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    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[nejm.org] We present the case of a woman with KTWS, cor pulmonale, and death due to recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Five cases with recurrent pulmonary embolism (RPE), all having severe chronic cor pulmonale due to marked pulmonary hypertension, were reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    […] ventricular hypertrophy, and failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cor pulmonale I26.90 Septic pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale I26.92 Saddle embolus of pulmonary artery without acute cor pulmonale I26.99 Other pulmonary embolism[icd10data.com] atrial enlargement, right axis deviation, right ventricular hypertrophy, and characteristic ST depression and T-wave inversions in the anterior leads.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    […] shunt (e.g., atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus) Electrocardiogram Right atrial enlargement Right ventricular hypertrophy Chest X-ray[echocardiology.org] […] thrombocytopenia, and immune dysfunction Prognosis age of onset depends on type and severity of defect can present as early as childhood death can result from decompensated cor[medbullets.com] Diagnostic methods Diagnosis is based on the clinical features, pulse oximetry findings, an abnormal electrocardiogram (right axis deviation, right ventricular hypertrophy[orpha.net]

  • Atrial Septal Defect

    ECG Right axis deviation in 85% of cases Left axis deviation and prolonged PR interval seen in ostium primum Right Atrial enlargement 16.[slideshare.net] […] elevated pulmonary vascular resistance, and right ventricular hypertrophy; supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation may also occur.[merckmanuals.com] How is Atrial Septal Defect (ASD, Ostium Secundum Defect) Diagnosed? Chest x-ray: Prominent pulmonary vasculature may be seen. Right ventricular hypertrophy may be seen.[myvmc.com]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Cor pulmonale develops in association with end-stage disease and classic signs of right heart failure may be present.[orpha.net] In severe disease, there may be cyanosis eventually leading to respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale.[symptoma.com] Right-sided heart failure (cor pulmonale).[mayoclinic.org]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    […] gallop’ (occurs before S1 and is due to blood entering the ventricle during atrial systole hitting the stiff hypertrophied ventricular wall 1,2 pulsus alternans 1,2 right-predominant[radiopaedia.org] Chronic cor pulmonale develops gradually.[nmihi.com] Worsening symptoms of chronic lung disease may be caused by cor pulmonale.[patient.info]

  • Acute Cor Pulmonale

    With development of cor pulmonale, the following additional changes are seen: Right atrial enlargement (P pulmonale) Right ventricular hypertrophy 3.[lifeinthefastlane.com] In most of the reported cases, a clinical picture of subacute cor pulmonale developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute cor pulmonale is a clinical syndrome with signs of right-sided heart failure resulting from sudden increase of pulmonary vascular resistance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ayerza Syndrome

    Ayerza syndrome - sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Pulmonale: Introduction to Cor Pulmonale, Etiology … Mar 03, 2016 · Cor pulmonale is estimated to account for 6-7% of all types of adult heart disease in the United States[couponknow.com] Medical Term: Pronunciation: ah-yār′shah Definition: sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale; associated with severe cyanosis, it is a condition resembling[rxmed.info]

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