Cor Pulmonale complications
Cor Pulmonale

Complications could include:

  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Breathing difficulty describes discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. If you're unable to breathe in enough oxygen, your fingernails and lips may turn blue.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart has been damaged to the point where it's unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When fluid builds up inside the abdomen, it is known as ascites. Ascites usually occurs when the liver stops working properly. Fluid fills the space between the lining of the abdomen and the organs.
    Source:HLCMS
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