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638 Possible Causes for Orthopnea

  • Acute Bronchitis

    CHF Patients with CHF may cough but also have other symptoms and signs such as dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, rales on lung examination, peripheral edema, raised jugular[online.epocrates.com]

  • Pneumonia

    To verify the adequacy and factors associated with compliance with the immunization schedule (BCG, DTP-Hib, MMR, PCV-10) in children hospitalized with pneumonia at a pediatric referral hospital in Northeast Brazil. This is a cross-sectional, descriptive study with an analytical component, with a sample of 452 children[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    […] alveolar septae more common in middle-aged men, possibly related to collagen vascular disease, with positive 'rheumatoid' serology Clinical Aggressive–rapid onset of dyspnea, orthopnea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A 31-year-old woman complained of dyspnea and orthopnea at 38 weeks of gestation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 35-year-old woman presented to the ED with a 2-month history of shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, decreased exercise tolerance, and orthopnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Later on orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea also develop. Later on dyspnea occurs even at rest. Orthopnea refers to breathlessness on lying flat.[symptoma.com]

  • Lung Abscess

    There was no history of orthopnea or Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea.[austinpublishinggroup.com]

  • Acute Myocarditis

    Case 1: A 48-years-old, previously healthy male patient admitted to our clinic with complaints of acute onset of rest dyspnea and orthopnea, started the day before.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , vomiting Fever, tachycardia Myopericarditis Chest pain, breathlessness Pericardial rub, signs of tamponade Myocardial dysfunction Chest pain, breathlessness, collapse, orthopnea[rcemlearning.co.uk]

  • Pleural Effusion

    ( Pneumonia , empyema, Tb, malignancy, abdominal abscess) Pulmonary Hemoptysis (malignancy, PE, Tb) Cardiovascular Increased Jugular Venous Pressure (CHF, Pericarditis ) Orthopnea[fpnotebook.com] […] anxiety fear of suffocation fever malaise, which is general feeling of discomfort or illness If shortness of breath, or dyspnea, gets worse when you lie down, it is called orthopnea[cancer.ca]

  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

    Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029, India History: A 23 year old male presented with increasing dyspnea, abdominal distension, pedal edema and orthopnea[scmr.org] When the legs are elevated at night, the fluid redistributes centrally causing pulmonary edema resulting in orthopnea (dyspnea while laying flat) or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea[healio.com]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    […] with no orthopnea.[edm.bioscientifica.com] […] are often noted during normal pregnancies, the potential for PPCMP should be considered if these symptoms are excessive and/or comorbid paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and orthopnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Orthopnea describes shortness of breath while lying flat.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Malignant Ascites

    Clinical findings Abdominal distension, weight gain, indigestion, dyspnea, orthopnea, tachypnoea, intestinal obstruction with nausea, vomiting.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] production Etiology Ovarian, breast, gastric, pancreatic, hepatic, colorectal CA, lymphoma, mesothelioma Clinical Abdominal distension, weight gain, indigestion, dyspnea, orthopnea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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