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Cor pulmonale

Cor pulmonale: Introduction

Cor pulmonale: Enlarged heart due to respiratory difficulty. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cor pulmonale is available below.

Symptoms of Cor pulmonale

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Cor pulmonale: Deaths

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Cor pulmonale: Complications

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Causes of Cor pulmonale

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Disease Topics Related To Cor pulmonale

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Cor pulmonale: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cor pulmonale

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be...read more »

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Cor pulmonale: Rare Types

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Definitions of Cor pulmonale:

Increased pressure with the the pulmonary circulation, usually secondary to cardiac or pulmonary disease. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart due to disease of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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