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3,224 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Hypertension, Unable to Make a Fist

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  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Epoprostenol and bosentan are approved for therapy of pulmonary hypertension (PAH). Other options under investigation include intravenous or aerolized iloprost.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] Of those who die of scleroderma-related deaths, 50% die of pulmonary hypertension and 25% die of pulmonary fibrosis.[doi.org]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Twelve patients (35% of the total cohort) had pulmonary hypertension defined as PAs of 30 mm Hg or greater.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] Vascular complications of systemic sclerosis include Raynaud phenomena, finger and toe ulcers, and pulmonary hypertension.[grantome.com]

  • Kyphoscoliosis

    Prolonged exposure to the low partial pressure of oxygen in the cabin of the aircraft led to pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some patients develop frank joint contractures and many are unable to make a tight fist due to inflexibility of the interphalangeal joints.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] It is seen in many disorders such as Syringomyelia and can cause many conditions such as pulmonary hypertension.[patientslikeme.com]

  • Scleroderma

    Abstract Fistulas between systemic and pulmonary arteries are associated with various underlying etiologies and cause pulmonary hypertension (PH).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] BACKGROUND: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common complication of scleroderma (SSc) and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Pulmonary hypertension — A severe form of high blood pressure caused by diseased arteries in the lung.[encyclopedia.com] Pulmonary hypertension and some nervous system disorders such as herniated discs and tumors within the spinal column, strokes, and polio can progress to Raynaud's disease.[encyclopedia.com] hypertension The primary form of Raynaud’s is the most common type.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Some patients with hypoxaemia reveal "out of proportion" pulmonary hypertension with inappropriate increase of pulmonary artery pressure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: COPD; Diffuse pulmonary lung disease; Pulmonary fibrosis; Pulmonary hypertension; Right ventricular dysfunction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypertension Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (PH-COPD).[globenewswire.com]

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  • Morbid Obesity

    Arterial oxygen tension is lower and chronic hypoxemia may lead to pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale.[openanesthesia.org] She also suffered from glucose intolerance, gastritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension and depression as comorbidities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , coronary artery disease, left ventricular hypertrophy, atherosclerosis, and pulmonary hypertension Central nervous system diseases: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension,[symptoma.com]

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  • Heart Failure

    KEYWORDS: Heart failure; Left atrial pressure; Mean pulmonary artery pressure; Pulmonary hypertension; Pulmonary vascular resistance; Right heart dysfunction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulmonary hypertension has not been described as a complication of hypernatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Microscopic polyangiitis; Pulmonary hypertension; Vasculitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A 42-year-old diabetic man was admitted with systolic heart failure and pulmonary hypertension being treated with sildenafil for the previous year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thorough evaluation found him to have severe pulmonary hypertension (PH) on echocardiogram with decompensated high-output congestive heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Minor criteria are acceptable only if they can not be attributed to another medical condition (such as pulmonary hypertension, chronic lung disease, cirrhosis, ascites, or[medicalcriteria.com]

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  • Left Cardiac Ventricle Disorder

    pulmonary arterial hypertension; CTEPH: chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension; DPG: diastolic pressure gradient.[err.ersjournals.com] Tools for the classification, diagnosis, and management of pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension have been developed and optimized, providing clinicians with detailed[books.google.com] […] in severe pulmonary hypertension.[phaonlineuniv.org]

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