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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.[] 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'.[] Of those who die of scleroderma-related deaths, 50% die of pulmonary hypertension and 25% die of pulmonary fibrosis.[]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Twelve patients (35% of the total cohort) had pulmonary hypertension defined as PAs of 30 mm Hg or greater.[] 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'.[] Vascular complications of systemic sclerosis include Raynaud phenomena, finger and toe ulcers, and pulmonary hypertension.[]

  • Kyphoscoliosis

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

  • Scleroderma

    Abstract Fistulas between systemic and pulmonary arteries are associated with various underlying etiologies and cause pulmonary hypertension (PH).[] 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'.[] BACKGROUND: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common complication of scleroderma (SSc) and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.[]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Pulmonary hypertension — A severe form of high blood pressure caused by diseased arteries in the lung.[] 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.[] hypertension The primary form of Raynaud’s is the most common type.[]

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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.[] KEYWORDS: COPD; Diffuse pulmonary lung disease; Pulmonary fibrosis; Pulmonary hypertension; Right ventricular dysfunction[] Hypertension Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (PH-COPD).[]

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  • Morbid Obesity

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

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  • Heart Failure

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

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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.[] Thorough evaluation found him to have severe pulmonary hypertension (PH) on echocardiogram with decompensated high-output congestive heart failure.[] 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[]

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  • Left Cardiac Ventricle Disorder

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

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