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Patent ductus arteriosus

Patent ductus arteriosus: Introduction

Patent ductus arteriosus: patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a congenital heart defect wherein a child's ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth. See detailed information below for a list of 147 causes of Patent ductus arteriosus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Patent ductus arteriosus: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Patent ductus arteriosus

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Misdiagnosis and Patent ductus arteriosus

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...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...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 rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any unexplained...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...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...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 be...read more »

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Patent ductus arteriosus: Related Rare Diseases

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Definitions of Patent ductus arteriosus:

Abnormal persistence of an open lumen in the ductus arteriosus after birth, the direction of flow being from the aorta to the pulmonary artery, resulting in recirculation of arterial blood through the lungs. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A ductus arteriosus that failed to close at birth; may require surgical correction
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Abnormal persistence of an open lumen in the ductus arteriosus after birth, the direction of flow being from the aorta to the pulmonary artery, resulting in recirculation of arterial blood through the lungs.
- (Source - CRISP)

Patent ductus arteriosus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Patent ductus arteriosus, or a subtype of Patent ductus arteriosus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Patent ductus arteriosus

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How Common are these Causes of Patent ductus arteriosus?

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Patent ductus arteriosus:

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Medical Conditions associated with Patent ductus arteriosus:

Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

Symptoms related to Patent ductus arteriosus:

Congenital heart disease (68 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Down's syndrome, Congenital rubella, Premature infants, Eisenmenger's complex, Ligamentum arteriosum

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