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767 Possible Causes for Cough, Dyspnea, Rheumatic Heart Disease

  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency

    Symptoms of mitral valve stenosis may include: Shortness of breath Cough due to fluid on the lungs (pulmonary edema) A rapid, fluttering heartbeat (palpitations) Dizziness[heartvalvedisease.nm.org] The patients were referred to our cardiovascular department because of exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Mitral valve insufficiency in rheumatic heart disease is often due to retracted posterior chordae and posterior leaflet thickening.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Abstract We present a case of heterogeneous and strongly increased myocardial and valvular 18F-FDG uptake on 18F-FDG PET/CT in an HIV-positive patient with productive cough[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] November 2001 to update the WHO Technical Report 764 on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease.[web.archive.org] So remember when coughing and sneezing cover your mouth and wash and dry your hands often, especially after coughing and sneezing.[health.govt.nz]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    […] involvement is very uncommon - only about 0.01-2% of all cases.4,5 In most cases, the cysts develop asymptomatically, but heart cysts could manifest with chest pain, dyspnea, cough[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was well, apart from episodes of dizziness and dyspnea after exercise during the previous 4 months.[nejm.org] Rheumatic heart disease was the commonest (30.9%) underlying cardiac lesion followed by mitral valve prolapse with mitral regurgitation (23.7%), degenerative valvular disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    She coughed throughout the day. Her heart – weakened and scarred from an infection – could not effectively pump blood to the rest of her body.[pih.org] The most common indications for echocardiography were heart failure (47.6%), and dyspnea (42.9%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rheumatic heart disease refers to a group of heart disorders that develop as a complication of rheumatic fever.[symptoma.com]

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    […] or having trouble breathing Heart palpitations (irregular, pounding or skipped heartbeats) Fatigue Coughing, possibly with blood in the mucous that is coughed up Swollen[rush.edu] As the stenosis worsens, symptoms of orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea or dyspnea on exertion develops.[symptoma.com] In addition she had severe aortic stenosis with mild to moderate aortic valve regurgitation, which was thought to be rheumatic heart disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    She had signs of infection resistant to antibiotic therapy, secondary cachexia, and dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Previously, the main risk factor for IE was rheumatic heart disease, but research has since shown that other risk factors have gained prominence, including injection drug[sharecare.com] Other symptoms include a cough, skin changes, and swelling in the arms, legs, or abdomen. Bacterial endocarditis is treated with antibiotics.[urmc.rochester.edu]

  • Heart Disease

    Valvular heart diseases present with complaints such as dyspnea, leg swelling, cough, fever, dizziness and chest pain.[symptoma.com] We report the first case of C. striatum endocarditis in a patient with congenital lymphedema and rheumatic heart disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Background Rheumatic heart disease is the most serious complication of rheumatic fever.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Heart Failure

    A 23-month-old girl visited the emergency department with high fever, cough, first wheezing episode, chest retraction and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypertensive heart disease includes: aneurysm, and peripheral arterial disease Rheumatic heart disease: Rheumatic heart disease is caused by one or more attacks of rheumatic[world-heart-federation.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A 66-year-old woman with a history of myocardial infarction 2 months prior presented to our respiratory department with several days of dry cough and night sweats.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[symptoma.com] Various forms of congenital heart disease such as ventricular septal defect (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) or common AV canal Heart valve disease caused by past rheumatic[chw.org]

  • Influenza

    Individuals with influenza were more likely to have cough (93% vs 80%), fever (68% vs 40%), cough and fever together (64% vs 33%), and/or nasal congestion (91% vs 81%) than[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seizures, altered consciousness, and dyspnea occurred later. A nasopharyngeal swab revealed a positive reaction for the influenza A antigen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the case of carefully studied patients at the New York Hospital, rheumatic heart disease was the most common antecedent factor, and women in the third trimester of pregnancy[doi.org]

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