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57 Possible Causes for Lip Cyanosis, Gallop Rhythm

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Poor judgement Breathlessness during rest Rapid heart rate (90 to 100 bpm at rest) Blue/grey lips or fingernails (cyanosis) Fever of up to 101.3 F/38.5 C Profuse perspiration[climbing-high.com] Oxygen saturation is usually Assess for a gallop rhythm (3rd heart sound) and murmurs suggestive of valve stenosis or regurgitation.[patient.info]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    The major criteria include: Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea Distention of neck veins Crepitations Cardiomegaly Acute pulmonary edema S3 gallop rhythm Increased venous pressure[symptoma.com] Additional signs indicating left ventricular failure include a laterally displaced apex beat (which occurs if the heart is enlarged) and a gallop rhythm (additional heart[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Features Clinical findings Increased age, male gender, ischemic heart disease, diabetes, syncope, right heart failure symptoms, symptomatic ventricular arrhythmias, persistent gallop[clevelandclinicmeded.com] rhythm, persistent jugular venous distention, systemic hypotension, peripheral vascular disease Laboratory findings Hyponatremia, persistently elevated B-type natriuretic[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Methemoglobinemia

    Lip cyanosis in dapsone therapy: Should the dosage be reduced? MMW Fortschr Med 2012;154:32. 13. Sanyal T, Chakraborty S.[joacp.org] Heart action was rhythmic, tachycardiac, with gallop rhythm.[signavitae.com] The main symptoms are: cyanosis, which describes a bluish color of the skin, especially the lips and fingers chocolate-brown colored blood It’s because of cyanosis that some[healthline.com]

  • Endocardial Cushion Defect

    Symptoms include difficulty breathing (dyspnea) and bluish discoloration on skin and lips (cyanosis).[en.wikipedia.org] (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[nlm.nih.gov] Some babies with AVSD look a little blue in the lips and/or under their fingernails, especially when they cry.[mottchildren.org]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    , or gums ( cyanosis ) pronounced neck veins inability to tolerate exercise Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale can lead to severe fluid retention which, in turn, can[copd.about.com] Later, an RV gallop rhythm (3rd [S 3 ] and 4th [S 4 ] heart sounds) augmented during inspiration, distended jugular veins (with a dominant a wave unless tricuspid regurgitation[merckmanuals.com] Physical examination may reveal: Skin changes: cyanosis, pallor, sweating; Signs of cerebral hypoperfusion: agitation, confusion and even coma; Tachypnea; Tachycardia, gallop[doctortipster.com]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    Poor judgement Breathlessness during rest Rapid heart rate (90 to 100 bpm at rest) Blue/grey lips or fingernails (cyanosis) Fever of up to 101.3 F/38.5 C Profuse perspiration[climbing-high.com] The heart rate is usually over 120 per minute, the pulse may be very weak and the lips and fingernail beds may be blue (cyanosis).[publications.americanalpineclub.org]

  • Congenital Heart Disease

    Common congenital heart disease symptoms you might have as an adult include: Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) A bluish tint to the skin, lips and fingernails (cyanosis[mayoclinic.org] […] 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[m.webmd.com] (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[m.webmd.com]

  • Tetralogy of Fallot

    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[chop.edu] The most common symptom is a bluish tint to the skin, lips and nail beds, called cyanosis.[childrenshospital.org] An important sign of tetralogy of Fallot is cyanosis. Cyanosis is a bluish tint to the skin, lips, and fingernails.[surgery.ucsf.edu]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    (blue discoloration, usually of the lips and fingers), collapse , and circulatory instability because of decreased blood flow through the lungs and into the left side of[en.wikipedia.org] (rapid breathing), chest pain of a "pleuritic" nature (worsened by breathing), cough and hemoptysis (coughing up blood). [16] More severe cases can include signs such as cyanosis[en.wikipedia.org]

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