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Symptoms of Eisenmenger include shortness of breath, chest pain, feeling tired or dizzy, fainting, abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), stroke, coughing up blood, swelling of joints from excess uric acid (gout) and, bluish lips, fingers, toes, and skin (cyanosis). Eisenmenger syndrome usually develops before a child reaches puberty but can also develop in young adulthood. 
Last updated: 10/21/2010
- Kurt R. Schumacher. Eisenmenger syndrome. MD Consult. February, 2010; http://www.mdconsult.com/das/patient/body/223167375-3/1070728331/10041/36390.html. Accessed 10/19/2010.