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632 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Unable to Make a Fist

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  • Kyphoscoliosis

    Some patients develop frank joint contractures and many are unable to make a tight fist due to inflexibility of the interphalangeal joints.[] Abstract We present the case of a 59-year-old man with congenital kyphoscoliosis who developed cor pulmonale for the first time following intercontinental air travel.[] V/Q mismatch leads to significant hypoxia, and can progress to symptoms of Cor pulmonale. CXR shows significant distortion of spine and thorax.[]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[] pulmonale if there is pulmonary involvement jugular venous distention edema hepatomegaly renal hypertension Imaging Computerized tomography (CT) scan indications to evaluate[] […] edema not responsive to diuresis hyper- and hypopigmentation telangiectasias on skin and mucosa respiratory dry rales indicative of pulmonary involvement cardiac symptoms of cor[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The term "cor pulmonale" is still popular but there is presently no consensual definition and it seems more appropriate to define the condition by the presence of pulmonary[] 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.[] Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the first cause of cor pulmonale, far before idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and obesity-hypoventilation syndrome.[]

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  • Morbid Obesity

    Arterial oxygen tension is lower and chronic hypoxemia may lead to pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale.[]

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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    References: [14] [15] Complications Hypertension Hypoxia -induced cardiac arrhythmia Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale Global respiratory insufficiency Cardiac infarction[] pulmonale (failure of the right side of the heart).[] View/Print Table TABLE 1 Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children Symptoms Cessation of breathing Cor pulmonale Cyanosis Enuresis Excessive daytime somnolence Gasping[]

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  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Reported sequelae have included neurocognitive impairment, behavior problems, failure to thrive, cor pulmonale, and death.[] Arterial hypertension, pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale may occur in children with more severe disorder.[] In some patients, repetitive severe nocturnal desaturations may lead to persistent pulmonary hypertension and right-sided heart failure (cor pulmonale).[]

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

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  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Convert to ICD-10-CM : 415.19 converts approximately to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I26.99 Other pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale Approximate Synonyms Acute massive pulmonary[] pulmonale (dilation of right side of heart) due to local increased resistance to blood flow, pulmonary hypertension and right sided failure Other risk factors are trauma,[] pulmonale I2699Other pulmonary embolism without acute cor pulmonale I2601Septic pulmonary embolism with acute cor pulmonale I2609Other pulmonary embolism with acute cor pulmonale[]

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  • Cor Pulmonale

    Who gets cor pulmonale? Cor pulmonale generally occurs in adults with chronic lung disease.[] Pulmonale Disease, Pulmonary Heart edit English cor pulmonale congestive heart failure that involves a failure of the right side of the heart and is characterized by an enlargement[] The course of cor pulmonale is usually chronic and it progresses slowly. Cor pulmonale can be life-threatening if untreated.[]

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  • Hypercapnia

    Abstract 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).[] In 1949, Davies and Mackinnon [ 1 ] described oxygen-induced neurological symptoms in patients with cyanosis due to emphysema with chronic cor pulmonale.[]

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