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255 Possible Causes for Dyspnea with Sudden Onset, P Wave Absent

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    […] arrhythmic (within 1 hour after symptom onset or with documented arrhythmia), noncardiac, or unknown.[dx.doi.org] P waves are absent and replaced by irregular electrical activity. The ventricular rate is irregular and chaotic.[web.archive.org] P waves are absent and replaced by irregular electrical activity. The ventricular rate is irregular and chaotic. Figure 1 Electrocardiogram showing atrial fibrillation.[aafp.org]

  • Ventricular Fibrillation

    Answers Rhythm: Irregular Rate: Unable to determine P Wave: absent PR interval: absent QRS: absent Interpretation: Ventricular Fibrillation (Fine) Description The morphologic[ekg.academy] Answers Rhythm: Irregular Rate: Unable to determine P Wave: absent PR interval: absent QRS: absent Interpretation: Ventricular Fibrillation (Fine)[ekg.academy] No P wave and no QRS complexes. This rhythm presents with a chaotic waveform which reflects the electrical chaos occurring within the heart.[ekg.academy]

  • Atrial Standstill

    Diagnostic criteria of atrial standstill Absent P waves both on surface and intracardiac ECG. Junctional bradycardia.[metealpaslan.com] EKG Absent P waves. JVP Absent A waves.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] P waves are absent in all electrocardiogram surface leads, and A waves are absent in the jugular venous pulse and right atrial pressure tracings.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Dyspnea with Sudden Onset
  • Sinus Arrest

    Occasionally and when the P waves are absent for a relatively long time, escape beats appear, as other groups of myocardial cells undertake the pacemaking process for a brief[symptoma.com] waves: Sinus P waves with basic rhythm; absent during pause PR interval: Normal (0.12 to 0.20 second) with basic rhythm; absent during pause QRS complex: Normal (0.10 second[aibolita.com] In 3rd-degree SA block, conduction is blocked; P waves are absent, giving the appearance of sinus arrest.[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Dyspnea with Sudden Onset
  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    A73-year-old man was admitted to the intensive care unit because of sudden onset of dyspnea followed by syncope.[circ.ahajournals.org] […] morning of admission, an 89-year-old Caucasian woman with a medical history of dementia, hypertension and chronic obstructive pul- monary disease was noted to experience sudden-onset[pulsus.com] Case Report A 65-year-old man who had a history of hypertension, smoking and drinking alcohol, complained of a sudden onset of dyspnea, chest pain, dizziness, cold sweating[tcmjmed.com]

    Missing: P Wave Absent
  • Hyperkalemia

    Role of inducing K loss via the GI tract in the management of hyperkalemia Setting Recommendations Hyperkalemia with severe ECG changes (e.g. absent P waves, wide QRS complex[doi.org] Example of bradycardia with absent or flattened p waves in hyperkalemia. Care of Dr. Smith’s ECG blog.[emergencymedicinecases.com] Peaked T waves. Example 5 Hyperkalaemia: Broad complex rhythm with atypical LBBB morphology. Left axis deviation. Absent P waves.[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    Missing: Dyspnea with Sudden Onset
  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Consecutive patients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism, defined as a sudden onset of dyspnea, sudden deterioration of existing dyspnea, or sudden onset of pleuritic[doi.org] “In summary, we found that the most reliable indicator of patients with PE is sudden onset dyspnea.[clinicalprediction.com] […] in onset and may include one or many of the following: dyspnea (shortness of breath), tachypnea (rapid breathing), chest pain of a "pleuritic" nature (worsened by breathing[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: P Wave Absent
  • Crack Lung

    […] breath/SOB Sudden onset dyspnea Wheezing Voice Alteration Fever Fever Febrile Possible Flu-Like Syndrome High body temperature Pulomenary Edema It can be very dangerous, as[bluelight.org] Some of the symptoms include Dyspnea at rest Exertional cyanosis Lung signs/abnormality Painful cough Pulmonary Crackles Rales Rales,dry Rhonchi/coarse rales Shortness of[bluelight.org]

    Missing: P Wave Absent
  • Pulmonary Edema

    onset of dyspnea.[oxfordjournals.org] onset of severe dyspnea and cough producing frothy pink sputum about one hour after the patient became extremely upset, as well as all the evidence from his clinical evaluations[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] This may be of gradual onset if the process slowly develops, or it can have a sudden onset in the case of acute pulmonary edema.[medicinenet.com]

    Missing: P Wave Absent
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction

    Symptoms of VCD and Asthma Time of onset Quick; within minutes Sudden onset; within seconds Duration Minutes to hours Seconds to a few minutes Dyspnea during Expiration Inspiration[advanceweb.com] […] is often characterized by stridorous breath sounds with auscultation of the larynx, sudden or abrupt onset, and a short duration of 4–6 Table 1 .[advanceweb.com] Sudden onset, short duration of episodes More difficulty inhaling than exhaling Wheeze Stridor or audible wheezing (inspiratory vs expiratory) Tachypnea or hyperventilation[advanceweb.com]

    Missing: P Wave Absent

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