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Paradoxical pulse: is an exaggeration of the normal variation in the pulse during the inspiratory phase of respiration, in which the pulse becomes weaker as one inhales and stronger as one exhales. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Paradoxical pulse, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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