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171 Possible Causes for Distended Neck Veins

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    veins that stick out (are distended) Sounds (crackles) from fluid buildup in your lungs, heard through a stethoscope Swelling of the liver or abdomen Uneven or fast heartbeat[medlineplus.gov] […] couple of hours due to shortness of breath Weight gain Your health care provider will examine you for signs of heart failure: Fast or difficult breathing Leg swelling (edema) Neck[medlineplus.gov]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Examination reveals cyanosis, distended neck veins, and a prominent epigastric pulsation Cor pulmonale is right ventricular enlargement and eventually failure secondary to[smartypance.com] neck veins, cyanosis, wheezes or crackles, split S2, systolic ejection murmur with click, S3/S4 with systolic tricuspid regurgitation, pitting edema What is cor pulmonale[quizlet.com] neck veins with prominent a or v waves, and cyanosis may be seen. the heart and lung are intricately related. whenever the heart is affected by disease, the lungs will follow[allnurses.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    BACKGROUND: DES mutations cause different cardiac and skeletal myopathies. Most of them are missense mutations. METHODS: Using a next-generation sequencing cardiac 174 gene panel, we identified a novel heterozygous in-frame indel mutation (DES-c.493_520del28insGCGT, p.Q165_A174delinsAS) in a Caucasian patient with[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The clinical examination may reveal signs of acute right ventricular dysfunction, including tachycardia, a low arterial blood pressure, distended neck veins, an accentuated[doi.org]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Feb;36(2):344.e1-344.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.11.021. Epub 2017 Nov 10. Author information 1 Department of Coronary Disease and Heart Failure, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, The John Paul II Hospital, Krakow, Poland. Electronic address: pawel.rostoff@uj.edu.pl. 2[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    Signs of acute RV dysfunction include distended neck veins, a parasternal heave, an accentuated P2, and a tricuspid regurgitation murmur.[phaonlineuniv.org] With more extensive clot burden, findings include hypotension, hypoxemia, altered mental status, and signs of RV strain (distended neck veins, tricuspid regurgitation murmur[uscjournal.com]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Distended neck veins. Bluish skin. Chest pain. Enlarged liver and swollen abdomen.[nmihi.com] Physical exam may reveal distended veins in the neck, enlarged and tender liver, swelling of lower extremities (edema), and abdominal swelling and discomfort due to fluid[nmihi.com]

  • Acute Cor Pulmonale

    neck veins, cyanosis, wheezes or crackles, split S2, systolic ejection murmur with click, S3/S4 with systolic tricuspid regurgitation, pitting edema What is cor pulmonale[quizlet.com] neck veins with prominent a or v waves, and cyanosis may be seen. the heart and lung are intricately related. whenever the heart is affected by disease, the lungs will follow[allnurses.com] On inspection, an increase in chest diameter, labored respiratory efforts with retractions of chest wall, distended neck veins with prominent a or v waves, and cyanosis may[medictests.com]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    Abstract A man with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome had worsening pulmonary hypertension secondary to recurrent multiple pulmonary embolism despite anticoagulation. Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy was done. However, the patient expired 10 days after surgery due to another bout of pulmonary embolism from his[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    […] symptoms of right heart failure Cardiogenic shock , asystole Beck's triad for cardiac tamponade : hypotension , muffled heart sounds , distended neck veins ![amboss.com] Recall Beck's triad of distended neck veins, distant heart sounds, and HYPOtension.[em.emory.edu] At the visit she is asymptomatic without evidence of distended neck veins. The ECG shows sinus rhythm with low QRS voltages (Figure 1). Figure 1.[escardio.org]

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