Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Wheezing and Orthopnea 16 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 16 conditions that can cause Wheezing and Orthopnea.

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Wheezing and Orthopnea.
  1. Chronic Bronchitis
There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Wheezing and Orthopnea.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Enlarged Heart
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Wheezing and Orthopnea.
  1. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  2. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  3. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 10 rare conditions that can cause Wheezing and Orthopnea.
  1. Beriberi
  2. Cor Pulmonale
  3. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  4. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  5. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  6. Mitral Stenosis
  7. Pleural Effusion
  8. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  9. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  10. Ventricular Aneurysm

Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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