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322 Possible Causes for Jugular Venous Distention

  • Cardiogenic Shock

    Head and Neck: Jugular venous distention may be evident due to the increased a cardiac compliance.[symptoma.com] venous distention and crackles in the lungs are usually (but not always) present; peripheral edema also may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] venous distention; hypotension; rapid, deep respirations; pulmonary crackles; venous oxygen saturation (SvO2) less than 60%; cyanosis; urine output less than 20 mL/hour;[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Heart Failure

    Proper evaluation of the patient’s history as well as physical checks for signs of congestion such as jugular venous distention can bring about the underlying cardiac abnormality[symptoma.com] Systemic venous hypertension is manifested by jugular venous distention.[emedicine.medscape.com] (ii) Signs of congestion may include hepatomegaly, ascites, increased jugular venous distention or pressure, rales, peripheral edema, or rapid weight gain.[ssa.gov]

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    Physical examination often reveals signs of right heart failure including jugular venous distention, hepatomegaly, ascites, and peripheral edema. 1 Bruits may be appreciated[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org]

  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis

    venous distention - Peripheral edema without pulmonary congestion - peripheral edema - Hepatomegaly - Jugular venous distention - ascites - cyanosis - fatigue - Sounds like[quizlet.com] Isolated tricuspid stenosis is manifest by the signs and symptoms of right-sided heart failure, including hepatomegaly, hepatic dysfunction, ascites, edema, and jugular venous[tele.med.ru] Physical Examination: - signs and symptoms of MS- - Dyspena - Fatigue - ascites - Right upper quadrant Pain - Anasarca - flutter feeling in the neck - Hepatomegaly - Jaundice - jugular[quizlet.com]

  • Myocardial Contusion

    He has jugular venous distention and muffled heart sounds. An electrocardiogram reveals diffused ST elevations and sinus tachycardia.[medbullets.com] , VSD) Signs of right ventricular failure: jugular venous distention, hepatomegaly, peripheral edema (same conditions producing left ventricular failure) Signs of cardiac[tele.med.ru] venous distention Imaging Focused assessment with sonography in trauma (FAST) exam indication for all patients with trauma findings cardiac motion abnormalities pericardial[medbullets.com]

  • Pneumothorax

    Jugular venous distention and tracheal deviation are late and unreliable findings of tension pneumothorax [1,2].[ems1.com]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    There was significant pulsus paradoxus of 20 mm Hg and obvious jugular venous distention. The pulmonary examination revealed bilateral vesicular breath sounds.[aafp.org] The three classical signs of cardiac tamponade (also called Beck’s triad) are hypotension, jugular venous distention, and muffled heart sounds.[southsudanmedicaljournal.com] Hypotension results from decreased cardiac output, jugular-venous distension results from impaired venous return to the heart and, muffled heart sounds are due to pericardial[southsudanmedicaljournal.com]

  • Myocarditis

    Physical exam will look like congestive heart failure, with jugular venous distention, pulmonary rales, peripheral edema, pulsatile liver, and perhaps a laterally displaced[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Look for signs of right-side heart failure, such as jugular venous distention and peripheral edema.[ems1.com]

  • Hypernatremia

    ., jugular venous distention, edema), elevated B-type natriuretic peptide level, echocardiography, urinary sodium 20 mEq per L Diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors[aafp.org] venous distention, edema), elevated B-type natriuretic peptide level, echocardiography, urinary sodium 20 mEq per L Diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, beta[aafp.org] […] with use of causative agent Stop causative medication Water intoxication Clinical; excessive water intake Diuresis Hypervolemic hyponatremia Heart failure Clinical (e.g., jugular[aafp.org]

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