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Heart failure in children

Heart failure in children: Introduction

Heart failure in children: Heart failure in children is a condition in which a child's heart is unable to pump sufficient amounts of blood to the body. See detailed information below for a list of 58 causes of Heart failure in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Heart failure in children:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Heart failure in children. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Heart failure in children: Symptom Checker

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Heart failure in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Heart failure in children: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Heart failure in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch), which are...read more »

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...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 milder. Some of the conditions which may be causes of chest pain, causing fear...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...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One...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 "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine...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 symptoms of hypertension that can...read more »

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Heart failure in children: Related Rare Diseases

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Heart failure in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Heart failure in children

The list below shows some of the causes of Heart failure in children mentioned in various sources:

  • Acute cor pulmonale due to airway obstruction (e.g. large tonsils and adenoids, cystic fibrosis)
  • Acute rheumatic carditis
  • Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
  • Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
  • Aortic arch hypoplasia or interruption
  • Aortic coarctation
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Heart failure in children?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Heart failure in children. Of the 58 causes of Heart failure in children that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 53 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heart failure in children:

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Causes of Heart failure in children Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Heart failure in children based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Heart failure in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Heart failure in children:

    Downs syndrome, Congenital heart disease (68 causes), Terology of fallot, Ventricular septal defect, Atrial septal defect

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