508 Possible Causes for Pulsatile Liver

  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency

    liver) Gerhardt's sign (enlarged spleen) Duroziez's sign (systolic and diastolic murmurs heard over the femoral artery when it is gradually compressed) Hill's sign (A 20[doctorslounge.com] (Watson's) Water-hammer pulse Quincke's sign (pulsation of the capillary bed in the nail) Mayen's sign (diastolic drop of BP 15 mm Hg with arm raised) Rosenbach's sign (pulsatile[doctorslounge.com] […] and brachial systolic cuff pressures, seen in chronic severe AI) Traube's sign (a double sound heard over the femoral artery when it is compressed distally) Lincoln sign (pulsatile[doctorslounge.com]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Hepatomegaly liver pulsatility if there is significant associated tricuspid regurgitation. Jaundice in advanced cases. Ascites in advanced cases.[patient.info] Hepatojugular reflux and pulsatile liver are signs of RV failure with systemic venous congestion. In severe disease, ascites can also be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] in patients with chronic lung disease and cor pulmonale.[patient.info]

  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency

    Right heart failure leads to ascites, hepatosplenomegaly, pulsatile liver, peripheral edema and pleural overflow. In advanced stages patients are cachectic and cyanotic.[heartupdate.com] The liver may be large and pulsatile. There is usually a single first heart sound that may be increased in intensity.[patient.info] Fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, jugular vein distension, ascites, hepato-splenomegaly, pulsatile liver, pleural effusions and peripheral oedema may be present.[escardio.org]

  • Acute Aortic Regurgitation

    Primary Valve Disease • Congenital (bicuspid aortic valve) • Rheumatic fever • Infective endocarditis • Collagen vascular diseases • Degenerative aortic valve disease • Myxomatous[slideshare.net] […] nailbed) • Palfrey’s sign ( pistol shot sounds in radial artery ) • Rosenbach’s sign (pulsations in liver) • Gerhart’s sign ( pulsations in spleen ) • Traube’s sign (Pistol[slideshare.net] […] of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: Executive Summary 44.[slideshare.net]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Hepatomegaly liver pulsatility if there is significant associated tricuspid regurgitation. Jaundice in advanced cases. Ascites in advanced cases.[patient.info] Conditions that may increase CO include severe anemia, end-stage liver disease, beriberi, thyrotoxicosis, advanced Paget disease, arteriovenous fistula, and persistent tachycardia[merckmanuals.com] Diagram of a heart, internal view Condition of Congestive Heart Failure The normal function of the heart is to provide a gentle pulsatile pressure, which propels a stream[ceufast.com]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Congenital Aortic Insufficiency
  • Tinnitus
  • Hypermenorrhea

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