Dyspnoea, cough, edema: Heart failure or what else?
- Asymptomatic re-expansion pulmonary oedema with bilateral infiltrates. Devine, M. D.; Sellar, C. E.; Medford, A. R. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;May2014, Vol. 90 Issue 1063, p300
This article describes a case study of sudden re-expansion pulmonary oedema (RPO) in a 72-year-old man with metastatic lung adenocarcinoma. The patient presented two months later with increased dyspnoea due to a large right-sided pleural effusion demonstrated on his chest radiograph. He was...
- Systemic sclerosis involving the heart. MOON, JAMES; COGHLAN, JOHN G.; PENNELL, DUDLEY J. // Heart;Sep2001, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p308
The article presents a case study of a 39-year-old woman with systemic sclerosis who was admitted due to dyspnoea of four months duration. Various examinations revealed a reduced left ventricular function and bilateral pleural effusions. The patient eventually died and postmortem examination...
- Infectious Endocarditis and Chylothorax in a Cat. Dixon-Jimenez, Amy; Margiocco, Marco L. // Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;Nov2011, Vol. 47 Issue 6, pe121
The article presents a case of heart failure and chylothorax resulting from bacterial endocarditis. It aims to describe a documented case of feline bacterial endocarditis and the importance of echocardiographic evaluation to identify suspicious lesions of valvular structure. It focuses on a...
- Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy in a Neonate Presenting With Hydrops Fetalis and Pulmonary Hypertension. Rungan, Santuri; Wright, John // Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p2003
Noncompaction cardiomyopathy (NCCM) is a recently recognized form of cardiomyopathy with a variable clinical presentation. This report describes NCCM of a newborn presenting with hydrops fetalis and pulmonary hypertension. To date, this has not been described in the literature. As knowledge of...
- A patient with pulmonary embolism and a mass in the left atrium. Nägele, Reto; Bonetti, Piero Ovidio.; Mayer, Kurt Albert // Heart;Aug2012, Vol. 98 Issue 16, p1260
The article presents a case study of a 58-year-old woman with exertional dyspnoea and was showing clinical signs of right heart failure.
- Case of the Month. Cawley, Cynthia; Murali, Srinivas // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p65
The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old female presenting with shortness of breath at rest, fluid retention in the extremities, and nonproductive cough. Medical examinations revealed jugular venous distention and rhonchi and wheezing sound of the lungs. The article discusses right...
- A different symptom due to mitral valve stenosis: Back pain. Gur, Ali Kemal; Polat, Vural // Eastern Journal of Medicine;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p87
The most significant parameter that comes forth among symptoms affiliated with mitral stenosis is a chronic increase in the left atrium pressure. The very first symptom is effort dyspnea. Other symptoms may include fatigue, chronic coughing due to enlargement of the left atrium, hemoptysis,...
- Zoledronic acid. // Reactions Weekly;8/18/2012, Issue 1415, p50
The article describes the case of a 41-year-old man who received IV zoledronic acid but developed recurrent pleural effusions.
- Imatinib/nilotinib. // Reactions Weekly;Mar2015, Vol. 1543 Issue 1, p122
The article presents a case study of a 68-year-old man who developed skin reactions and pleural effusion after receiving imatinib and nilotinib treatment for chronic myeloid leukaemia.