Bernheim syndrome

Bern·heim syn·drome

(bern'hīm),
systemic congestion resembling the consequences of right heart failure (enlarged liver, distended neck veins, and edema) without pulmonary congestion in subjects with left ventricular enlargement from any cause; reduction in the size of the right ventricular cavity is found by contrast imaging or echocardiography or at postmortem due to encroachment by the hypertrophied or aneurysmal ventricular septum.

Bern·heim syn·drome

(bārn'hīm sin'drōm)
Systemic congestion resembling the consequences of right heart failure (enlarged liver, distended neck veins, and edema) without pulmonary congestion in subjects with left ventricular enlargement from any cause; reduction in the size of the right ventricular cavity is found by contrast imaging or echocardiography or at postmortem due to encroachment by the hypertrophied or aneurysmal ventricular septum.

Bernheim,

P., early 20th century French physician.
Bernheim syndrome - systemic congestion resembling consequences of right heart failure without pulmonary congestion in subjects with left ventricular enlargement from any cause.
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