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Pulsus paradoxus: An alteration of the blood pressure on inspiration. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Pulsus paradoxus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Pulsus paradoxus:
Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)
Symptoms related to Pulsus paradoxus:
Palpitations (566 causes), Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Pericardial effusion (37 causes), Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Cardiac tamponade (29 causes), Constrictive pericarditis (27 causes)
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