What is the clinical presentation of cor pulmonale?

Updated: Dec 15, 2017
  • Author: Derek Leong, MD; Chief Editor: Henry H Ooi, MD, MRCPI  more...
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The clinical manifestations of cor pulmonale may be nonspecific. The symptoms may be subtle, especially in early stages of the disease, and they may be mistakenly attributed to the underlying pulmonary pathology.


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