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Cor pulmonale: Right ventricular enlargement and failure caused by pulmonary hypertension. See detailed information below for a list of 61 causes of Cor pulmonale, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any unexplained heart rhythm...read more »
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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 "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the ...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 diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung diseases with diagnostic difficulties...read more »
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causes of Cor pulmonale as a symptom include:
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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Medical Conditions associated with Cor pulmonale:
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