Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Orthopnea and Pulse is Rapid 13 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 13 conditions that can cause Orthopnea and Pulse is Rapid.

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There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Orthopnea and Pulse is Rapid.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Mitral Valve Prolapse
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Orthopnea and Pulse is Rapid.
  1. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  2. Aortic Regurgitation
  3. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  4. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 7 rare conditions that can cause Orthopnea and Pulse is Rapid.
  1. Cor Pulmonale
  2. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  3. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  4. Pericarditis
  5. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  6. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  7. Ventricular Septal Defect

Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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