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14 Possible Causes for Increased Area of Cardiac Dullness, Lip Cyanosis

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Vascular hemangiomas are considered to be a common finding among neonates and infants. The presence of five or more cutaneous hemangiomas may carry a higher incidence of multiple organ involvement An eleven week old female infant with high cardiac output heart failure and multiple cutaneous hemangiomas was[…][]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    RATIONALE: Left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy (LVNC) is a rare heart disorder related to thrombosis. Anticoagulant therapy is suggested for the treatment of this disease. The success of the novel oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban as a treatment option for this disorder is unclear. PATIENT CONCERNS: A[…][]

  • Cor Triloculare Biventriculare

    Signs and symptoms of severe defects in newborns include Rapid breathing Cyanosis - a bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails Fatigue Poor blood circulation Many congenital[]

  • Tetralogy of Fallot

    Cyanosis is an important sign of tetralogy of Fallot. Cyanosis is a bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails. Low oxygen levels in the blood cause cyanosis.[] View this video with a transcript The symptoms of tetralogy of Fallot include: Blue or purple tint to lips, skin and nails (cyanosis) Heart murmur: the heart sounds abnormal[] […] when a doctor listens with a stethoscope In older children, abnormal shape of the fingertips ("clubbing") Spells during which oxygen levels drop: lips and skin will become[]

  • Endocardial Cushion Defect

    Symptoms include difficulty breathing (dyspnoea) and bluish discoloration on skin and lips (cyanosis).[] (the lips may also be blue) Feeding difficulties Failure to gain weight and grow Frequent pneumonia or infections Pale skin (pallor) Rapid breathing Rapid heartbeat Sweating[] […] outlet right ventricle Single ventricle Transposition of the great vessels Tetralogy of Fallot Symptoms of ECD may include: Baby tires easily Bluish skin color, also known as cyanosis[]

  • Transposition of the Great Vessels

    As a result, the baby develops a blue color, called cyanosis, shortly after birth. The blue color can best be noticed in the lips or under the fingernails.[] In a baby with heart related cyanosis, the blue color does not improve with the use of oxygen.[]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    BRAF and MEK inhibitors (BRAF/MEKi) are targeted therapy for proto-oncogene BRAF mutated metastatic unresectable melanoma. Compared to monotherapy, an increased cardiovascular toxicity is reported with the combination of Dabrafenib and Trametinib. This case report documents Grade 4 cardiac treatment emergent[…][]

  • Congenital Heart Disease

    These signs and symptoms may include: Rapid breathing Cyanosis (a bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails) Fatigue (tiredness) Poor blood circulation Congenital heart[] […] include: Shortness of breath Problems with exercise The symptoms of congenital heart disease in infants and children may include: A bluish tint to the skin, fingernails, and lips[] (doctors call this cyanosis, a condition caused by a lack of oxygenated blood) Fast breathing and poor feeding Poor weight gain Lung infections An inability to exercise Continued[]

  • Heart Disease

    Dexmedetomidine (DEX) has been reported to be safe in paediatric patients. We present the case of a girl without heart disease admitted at our PICU due to an influenza A acute respiratory distress syndrome, who suffered a paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) twelve hours after DEX progressive[…][]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    Tamponade is a medical emergency and symptoms such as cyanosis, a blue tinge to the lips and skin, shock, or a change in mental status require urgent drainage of the fluid[] Considerable amounts of pericardial fluid may muffle heart sounds, increase the area of cardiac dullness, and change the size and shape of the cardiac silhouette.[] The lips and skin may show a bluish tinge (cyanosis).[]

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