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Differential Diagnosis For Orthopnea in Elderly


List of current finding(s):

Surgical, Procedure Complication
Aortic valve prosthesis/failure
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Aortic valve stenosis, rheumatic
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Amyloidosis, heart
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Aortic valve bicuspid stenosis
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Pleural effusion
Aortic regurgitation, acute
Aortic stenosis
Aortic valve, regurgitation
Reference to Organ System
Cardiomyopathy, congestive
Congestive heart failure
Right congestive heart failure/chronic
Emphysema/COPD/Chronic lung disease
Congestive heart failure/occult/chron.
Advanced age, age, aged, Aged 65 and Over, aged person, Breathless lying flat, Breathless lying flat or orthopnea symptom, Breathless lying flat or orthopnoea symptom, Breathlessness lying flat, elderly, ELDERLY () 65), Elderly (Over 65), Elderly adult, Elderly person, Elderly person (person), Geriatric state, Must sit up to breath, Old age, Old age period, Old-age, Old-age (finding), Old-age (function), Old-age function (observable entity), older adult, Orthopnea, Orthopnea (finding), Orthopnea symptom, Orthopnoea, Orthopnoea symptom, Senescence, senior citizen, Senium
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External Links Related to Orthopnea in Elderly
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)