Two Cases of Platypnoea-Orthodexia

Gonzalez, Laura Virginia and Whitehead, Andrew (2017) Two Cases of Platypnoea-Orthodexia. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 4 (10). ISSN 2284-2594

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Platypnoea-orthodexia syndrome is a rare cause of dyspnoea when hypoxaemia is induced by the upright position and relieved by recumbency. We report two cases in which platypnoea-orthodexia syndrome was present and caused by two different mechanisms: intracardiac shunt and intrapulmonary shunt.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Platypnoea-orthodexia, hypoxia, shunt
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale)
Depositing User: Chiara D'Arpa
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2018 09:15
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2018 09:15

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