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91 Possible Causes for Distended Neck Veins, Rales

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    No rales were detected because of its paucity of fibrous components in the lung.[] 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[] Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    However, the patient had no sputum or moist rales, and supplemental oxygen and intravenous aminophylline produced no improvement.[] However, the patient developed pink frothy sputum with diffuse bilateral rales 30 min later after transported to surgical intensive care unit (SICU).[] Several factors such as "Serum NT-pro-BNP level   6980 mg/dl," "systemic blood pressure   170 mm Hg," "heart rate   120 bpm," "with rales in breathing sound," "with jugular[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    There were no rales or rubs. Heart reveals PMI in the 5th intercostal space in MCL. The pulmonic component of the second sound is accentuated.[] The clinical examination may reveal signs of acute right ventricular dysfunction, including tachycardia, a low arterial blood pressure, distended neck veins, an accentuated[] ., right ventricular heave, right-sided S3, rales).[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Pulmonary auscultation showed bilateral rales and wheezing. Arterial gasometry revealed chronic respiratory alkalosis and oxygen saturation of 95%.[]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    Signs of acute RV dysfunction include distended neck veins, a parasternal heave, an accentuated P2, and a tricuspid regurgitation murmur.[] Lung exam is often normal but may reveal rales or decreased breath sounds.[] With more extensive clot burden, findings include hypotension, hypoxemia, altered mental status, and signs of RV strain (distended neck veins, tricuspid regurgitation murmur[]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    The patient had tachypnea (26 breaths/min) without pulmonary rales, bulging of the neck veins, hepatomegaly and a painful swelling of the left calf, with a positive Homans[]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    […] symptoms of right heart failure Cardiogenic shock , asystole Beck's triad for cardiac tamponade : hypotension , muffled heart sounds , distended neck veins ![] Recall Beck's triad of distended neck veins, distant heart sounds, and HYPOtension.[] 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.[]

  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

    On admission, jugular venous distention to the angle of the jaw, bilateral basilar rales and trace peripheral edema.[] ) or bulging neck veins Enlarged liver Lung crackles and abnormal or distant heart sounds when listening to the chest with a stethoscope Signs of heart failure Fluid backup[] ) or bulging neck veins Enlarged liver Lung crackles and abnormal or distant heart sounds in the chest heard through a stethoscope Fluid backup into the hands and feet Signs[]

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism

    Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1987 May 23; 294(6583): 1322–1323. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (490K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links[…][]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Listen for rales in lower lung lobes, tachypnea and pitting edema in legs.[] Distended neck veins. Bluish skin. Chest pain. Enlarged liver and swollen abdomen.[] […] liquid accumulates in alveoli due to left heart pressure overload alveoli pop open during inhalation, causing rales on exam abdominal exam ascites hepatojugular reflex Imaging[]

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