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Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension: Introduction

Pulmonary hypertension: The occurrence of hypertension the blood vessels of the lungs. See detailed information below for a list of 86 causes of Pulmonary hypertension, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pulmonary hypertension:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pulmonary hypertension. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pulmonary hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension: Symptom Checker

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Pulmonary hypertension Treatments

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Stories from Users for Pulmonary hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension: Animations

Pulmonary hypertension: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pulmonary hypertension may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pulmonary hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary hypertension

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic...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 for people to die from...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...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...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 possibilities. After all, there are...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 »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic reading of high right...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of the overlooked conditions may include ...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its...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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Hospitals & Clinics: Pulmonary hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension: Related Rare Diseases

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Pulmonary hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Pulmonary hypertension listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Pulmonary hypertension as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Pulmonary hypertension

Abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries supplying the lungs that may be caused by a number of factors, including damage from fibrosis. (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

Abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries supplying the lungs that may be caused by... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

Definitions of Pulmonary hypertension:

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

Detailed list of causes of Pulmonary hypertension

The list below shows some of the causes of Pulmonary hypertension mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pulmonary hypertension?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pulmonary hypertension. Of the 86 causes of Pulmonary hypertension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 78 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pulmonary hypertension:

The following list of conditions have 'Pulmonary hypertension' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Pulmonary hypertension:

The following list of medical conditions have Pulmonary hypertension or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Pulmonary hypertension Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pulmonary hypertension based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    What are the alternative names for Pulmonary hypertension:

    Cor pulmonale
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Pulmonary hypertension:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pulmonary hypertension:

    Lung symptoms (3280 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pulmonary hypertension:

    Hypertension (398 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Pulmonary symptoms (3280 causes), Altitude sickness, Chronic, Atrial septal defect (ostium primum), Bronchiectasis, Cholesterol ester storage disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Churg-Strauss syndrome, Coal worker's pneumoconiosis, Cor triatriatum, Cystic fibrosis, Eisenmenger's syndrome, Fallot's tetralogy

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pulmonary hypertension

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