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Cor pulmonale

Cor pulmonale: Introduction

Cor pulmonale: Right ventricular enlargement and failure caused by pulmonary hypertension. See detailed information below for a list of 61 causes of Cor pulmonale, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cor pulmonale:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Cor pulmonale

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Causes of Types of Cor pulmonale:

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Cor pulmonale: Symptom Checker

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Cor pulmonale Treatments

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Stories from Users for Cor pulmonale

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Cor pulmonale: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cor pulmonale

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Cor pulmonale: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Cor pulmonale

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 undiagnosed heart attack, or 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 be causes of chest pain, causing fear of more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. 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, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test 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 overlooked include chest pain, 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 more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cor pulmonale

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Cor pulmonale: Related Rare Diseases

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Cor pulmonale: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Cor pulmonale listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Cor pulmonale:

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

Enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart due to disease of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Cor pulmonale:

The list of organs typically affected by Cor pulmonale may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Cor pulmonale

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How Common are these Causes of Cor pulmonale?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cor pulmonale. Of the 61 causes of Cor pulmonale 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
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 51 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cor pulmonale:

The following list of conditions have 'Cor pulmonale' 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: Cor pulmonale:

The following list of medical conditions have Cor pulmonale 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 Cor pulmonale Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Cor pulmonale?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Cor pulmonale, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Cor pulmonale:

    Pulmonary hypertension
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Cor pulmonale:

    Medical Conditions associated with Cor pulmonale:

    Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cor pulmonale:

    Heart enlargement (87 causes), Pulmonary hypertension (86 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Pulmonary heart disease, COPD, Hypoxia (69 causes), Pulmonary embolization

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