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66 Possible Causes for Edema, Fatigue, Pulsus Alternans

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Peripheral edema: Edema develops in the feet in ambulatory patients and sacral edema in bed bound patients.[symptoma.com] alternans (alternating large and small pulse pressures) and a raised JVP.[patient.info] Fatigue and exertion fatigue. From description through validation to application of the Dutch Fatigue Scale (DUFS) and the Dutch exertion scale (DEFS).[dx.doi.org]

  • Heart Failure

    edema in patients who in fact have cardiogenic edema.[emedicine.com] alternans (alternating large and small pulse pressures) and a raised JVP.[patient.info] Fatigue and exertion fatigue. From description through validation to application of the Dutch Fatigue Scale (DUFS) and the Dutch exertion scale (DEFS).[dx.doi.org]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    DIAGNOSIS: The chest x-ray revealed pulmonary edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These signs and symptoms include: Shortness of breath or trouble breathing, especially with physical exertion Fatigue (tiredness) Swelling in the ankles, feet, legs, abdomen[web.archive.org] Symptoms: Patients with cardiomyopathy will typically present with dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, bilateral edema, and fatigue.[symptoma.com]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    We report a case of 14-year-old girl who presented with dyspnea, bipedal edema, loss of weight, and easy fatigability for three months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 3-month-old female infant was referred to our paediatric ICU with a 4-day history of fatigue, tachypnoea, tachycardia, hypoxia, and respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulsus alternans is an infrequent, complex pathophysiologic sign often associated with severe heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Pulmonary edema from different causes can either present acutely or chronically.[symptoma.com] You may experience: shortness of breath, chest discomfort, heart palpitations, coughing, difficulty walking uphill, fatigue, fever, or headaches.[lungmds.com] Both can cause a feeling of fatigue and make sleeping difficult. A rapid irregular heartbeat is also common in both conditions.[livestrong.com]

  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

    […] in the lower extremities Rapid weight gain A common symptom of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy is edema in the lower extremities.[study.com] The pain may be associated with dizziness, feeling of indigestion, nausea, vomiting, and sweating. [1],[2],[3],[4] Extreme fatigue Extreme fatigue is unexplained tiredness[explainmedicine.com] Gross edema and ascites occur much later, undoubtedly owing to the convergence of a number of factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy

    We describe a patient with pancytopenia, jaundice, and diffuse edema after a distal splenorenal shunt. His shunt was angiographically proved patent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Leg elevation promptly reversed the pulsus alternans, and the echocardiographic abnormality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] following: Ankle, feet, and leg swelling (edema) Overall swelling Loss of appetite Shortness of breath (dyspnea), especially with activity Breathing difficulty while lying down Fatigue[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Primary Cardiomyopathy

    […] severity of heart failure was quantified using the cardiovascular profile score (CVPS) ( Table 1 ) with 2 modifications to the original scoring system (replacement of “skin edema[heartfailure.onlinejacc.org] Common symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath, fatigue and swelling of the ankles, feet, legs, abdomen and veins in the neck.[heart.org] You might have: shortness of breath fatigue light headedness or feeling faint heart palpitations swelling in the legs due to fluid retention chest pain In children, you might[healthdirect.gov.au]

  • Giant Cell Myocarditis

    […] antibiotic therapy for the treatment of traumatic wound of a finger, she presented to the emergency room with a hypersensitivity reaction characterized by facial rash with edema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Approximately 2 months later, she developed abdominal pain, vomiting, weight gain, and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest x-ray showed acute pulmonary edema.[revespcardiol.org]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    We report a case of a young female who developed flash pulmonary edema during parturition and was found to have abnormal rheumatic involvement of her aortic, mitral, and tricuspid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of heart valve problems, which can result from rheumatic heart disease, include: Chest pain Excessive fatigue Heart palpitations Shortness of breath Swollen ankles[baptisthealth.com] The patient finally died due to heart failure and acute pulmonary edema. Long standing RHD can lead to secondary AA amyloidosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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