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Glossary for Distended neck veins

Medical terms related to Distended neck veins or mentioned in this section include:

  • Bernheim's syndrome: Reduced size of right heart ventricle due to enlargement of the left ventricle which encroaches on the space in the right ventricle. Blood flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle is obstructed.
  • Blood vessel symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood vessels
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Bulging neck veins: Unusual bulging of neck veins or arteries
  • Cardiac tamponade: Symptoms caused by compression of the heart due to the accumulation of blood or fluid in the space between the heart muscle and the membrane covering the heart.
  • Circulation symptoms: Symptoms affecting the circulatory system
  • Constrictive pericarditis: Constrictive pericarditis refers to an chronic inflammation of the sac that covers the heart (pericardium) that results in scarring of the pericardium.
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Neck conditions: Any condition that affects the neck
  • Neck pain: Pain affecting the neck
  • Neck symptoms: Symptoms affecting the neck
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pericardial effusion: Occurs when there is an abnormal collection of fluid within the pericardial sac
  • Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy: A condition which is characterized by restriction to the function of the walls of the heart
  • Shock, Cardiogenic: Shock is a life-threatening condition involving insufficient blood flow to the body tissues. Cardiogenic shock is caused by impaired heart function which means that blood is unable to be pumped effectively around the body.
  • Shock, Obstructive: Shock is a life-threatening condition involving insufficient blood flow to the body tissues. Obstructive shock is caused by obstruction the blood flow. Causes include cardiac tamponade, pulmonary embolism and narrowing of the aortic artery.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Ventricular tachycardia: A condition which is characterized by a fast heart beat originates from the ventricles

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Distended neck veins:

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