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Angina pectoris

Angina pectoris: Introduction

Angina pectoris: severe chest pain due to ischemia. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Angina pectoris, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Angina pectoris

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Angina pectoris Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Angina pectoris may include:

  • Calcium antagonist medications eg verapamil, diltiazem
  • Nitrates eg Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN)
  • Vasodilators eg Nicorandil
  • Acebutolol
  • Apo-Acebutolol
  • Gen-Acebutolol
  • Med-Acebutolol
  • Monitan
  • more treatments...»

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Angina pectoris: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Angina pectoris

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Angina pectoris: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Angina pectoris

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Angina pectoris: Related Rare Diseases

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Angina pectoris: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Angina pectoris listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Angina pectoris:

Recurring thoracic pain or discomfort which occurs when a part of the heart does not receive enough blood; usually caused by exertion or excitement.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Recurring thoracic pain or discomfort which occurs when a part of the heart does not receive enough blood; usually caused by exertion or excitement.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Angina pectoris

The list below shows some of the causes of Angina pectoris mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Angina pectoris?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Angina pectoris. Of the 15 causes of Angina pectoris that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Angina pectoris:

The following list of conditions have 'Angina pectoris' 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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Causes of Angina pectoris Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Angina pectoris:

    Coronary artery arteriosclerosis, IHD, Ischemic heart disease, Myocardial ischaemia, Stenocardia, Ischaemic heart disease
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Angina pectoris:

    Medical Conditions associated with Angina pectoris:

    Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Angina pectoris:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Breathlessness (1528 causes), Radiating pain, Heart attack (138 causes), Myocardial infarction (38 causes), Asprin, Glyceryl tri nitrate

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Angina pectoris

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