Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Orthopnea 27 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 27 conditions that can cause Orthopnea.

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Orthopnea.
  1. Chronic Bronchitis
There are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause Orthopnea.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Enlarged Heart
  3. Mitral Valve Prolapse
There are 7 uncommon conditions that can cause Orthopnea.
  1. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  2. Aortic Regurgitation
  3. Aortic Stenosis
  4. Cirrhosis
  5. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  6. Mitral Regurgitation
  7. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 16 rare conditions that can cause Orthopnea.
  1. Beriberi
  2. Chagas Disease
  3. Cor Pulmonale
  4. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  5. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  6. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  7. Malignant Hypertension
  8. Mitral Stenosis
  9. Pericarditis
  10. Pleural Effusion
  11. Polycythemia Vera
  12. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  13. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  14. Tricuspid Insufficiency
  15. Ventricular Aneurysm
  16. Ventricular Septal Defect

Last Updated: Nov 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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