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Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

Introduction: Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

Description of Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

Dyspnea, Paroxysmal: A disorder characterized by episodes of respiratory distress, usually occurring after several hours of sleep in a reclining position. It is most commonly caused by pulmonary edema resulting from congestive heart failure. The episodes may be accompanied by coughing, a feeling of suffocation, a cold sweat, and tachycardia.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

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