XII.a

Left ventricular dysfunction/failure

De novo chronic, progressive or acute LV dysfunction/failure. May result from myocarditis or eosinophilic myocarditis. May cause congestive heart failure and/or pulmonary edema (see under II). Hypertension may be present. Symptoms range from worsening of preexisting LVF to acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest. See also pulmonary edema under IId, and XIId, XIIf. Review at PMID 10193711, 16808550, 18083403, 21930637

Last update : 19/04/2016
 

Causative drugs

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