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Pulmonary lymphangiectasia

Introduction: Pulmonary lymphangiectasia

Description of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia (medical condition): A rare congenital condition where the lungs fail to...more »

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Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis:
  »Introduction: Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis
  »Symptoms of Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis
  »Causes of Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis
  »Treatments for Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia: Related Topics

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Pulmonary lymphangiectasia as a Disease

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia: Another name for Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis
  »Symptoms of Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis
  »Causes of Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis
  »Treatments for Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia: Related Diseases

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia: Pulmonary lymphangiectasia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia

Some of the causes of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia are included in the list below:

  • The condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner

Symptoms of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia (Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis)

Some of the symptoms of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia incude:

Treatments for Pulmonary lymphangiectasia (Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis)

Treatments for Pulmonary lymphangiectasia (Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis) include:

  • Without prompt treatment following birth, death is almost inevitable
  • Mechanical ventilation - usually needed at birth due to respiratory distress.
  • Pleural drainage - usually needed at birth due to respiratory distress but may also be needed at times during childhood.
  • Supplemental Oxygen therapy - may be needed during childhood to manage symptoms such as wheezing and coughing.

Treatment of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia: For more treatment information about Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, see treatment of Pulmonary cystic lymphangiectasis (Pulmonary lymphangiectasia)

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