128 Possible Causes for Orthopnea in USA

  • Pneumonia
    Orthopnea
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
    Orthopnea
  • Acute Aortic Regurgitation
    Orthopnea
  • Bacterial Pneumonia
    Orthopnea
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
    Orthopnea

    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 … Elevated atrial pressures produce symptoms of systemic and pulmonary venous congestion (dyspnea, orthopnea, edema, abdominal discomfort), and underfilled ventricles result … Symptoms and Signs Symptoms are exertional dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and peripheral edema.[1] [2] [3]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
    Orthopnea
  • Asthma
    Orthopnea
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
    Orthopnea

    may lead to papillary muscle dysfunction), significant acute mitral regurgitation (MR) is accompanied by symptoms of impaired LV function, such as dyspnea, fatigue, and orthopnea … Patients may be asymptomatic or may have manifestations like fatigue caused by reduced cardiac output, tachypnea or dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and hemoptysis … acute MI are typically severely symptomatic and will have the signs and symptoms of acute decompensated congestive heart failure (i.e. shortness of breath, pulmonary edema, orthopnea[4] [5] [6]

  • Congestive Heart Failure
    Orthopnea

    Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs. … Later on orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea also develop. … Orthopnea refers to breathlessness on lying flat.[7]

  • Pulmonary Edema
    Orthopnea

    caused by poisonous gas or severe infection Major injury Symptoms of pulmonary edema may include: Coughing up blood or bloody froth Difficulty breathing when lying down (orthopnea … Coughing up blood or bloody froth Difficulty breathing when lying down (orthopnea) Feeling of "air hunger" or "drowning" (This feeling is called "paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea … caused by poisonous gas or severe infection Major injury Symptoms of pulmonary edema may include: Coughing up blood or bloody froth Difficulty breathing when lying down (orthopnea[8] [9]

Orthopnea

Orthopnea is dyspnea that is relieved in an upright position.

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References

  1. Restrictive cardiomyopathy | LearntheHeart.com, http://www.healio.com/cardiology/learn-the-hear…
  2. Chapter 34. Restrictive, Obliterative, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies | Hurst's The Heart, 13e | AccessMedicine, http://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/content.asp…
  3. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy - Cardiovascular Disorders, http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/cardio…
  4. Mitral Valve Insufficiency, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/mitral-valve-i…
  5. Mitral Regurgitation Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/155618-cl…
  6. Mitral insufficiency, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitral_insufficiency
  7. Congestive Heart Failure, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/congestive-hea…
  8. Pulmonary edema: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia, https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/articl…
  9. Pulmonary edema: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia, https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000140.htm