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Jugular vein distension

Jugular vein distension: Introduction

Jugular vein distension: Jugular vein distension is enlargement or puffiness of the jugular vein in the neck. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Jugular vein distension, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Jugular vein distension:

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

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Jugular vein distension: Animations

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Misdiagnosis and Jugular vein distension

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Jugular vein distension: Related Rare Diseases

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Jugular vein distension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Jugular vein distension listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Jugular vein distension as a symptom include:

Detailed list of causes of Jugular vein distension

The list below shows some of the causes of Jugular vein distension mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Jugular vein distension?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Jugular vein distension. Of the 17 causes of Jugular vein distension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Jugular vein distension:

The following list of conditions have 'Jugular vein distension' 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 Jugular vein distension Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Jugular vein distension 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?

    What are the alternative names for Jugular vein distension:

    Jugular venous pressure raised, JVP raised
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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    Medical Conditions associated with Jugular vein distension:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)

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