Medical Definition of Kussmaul's paradoxical pulse

1. An exaggeration of the normal variation in the pulse volume with respiration, becoming weaker with inspiration and stronger with expiration; characteristic of cardiac tamponade, rare in constrictive pericarditis; so called because these changes are independent of changes in the cardiac rate as measured directly or by electrocardiogram. Synonym: pulsus paradoxus, pulsus respiratione intermittens. (05 Mar 2000)



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Kurunegala ulcers
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Kusan
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Kushtia District
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Kussmaul's aphasia
Kussmaul's coma
Kussmaul's disease
Kussmaul's paradoxical pulse
Kussmaul's pulse
Kussmaul's sign
Kussmaul's symptom
Kussmaul-Kien respiration
Kussmaul breathing
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Kuster
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Kutenai
Kutthung
Kutu
Kutulu

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