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Wet lung

Introduction: Wet lung

Description of Wet lung

Wet lung (medical condition): ARDS is a serious condition with respiratory failure that usually requires hospitalization and intensive care. It ...more

Wet lung: See also:

Adult respiratory distress syndrome:
  »Introduction: Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Symptoms of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Causes of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Treatments for Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Wet lung: A rapid onset of respiratory failure caused by the inability of the lungs to perform normal gas exchange because. Symptoms include breathlessness, tachypnea and hypoxemia. May be caused by breathing in a foreign body, cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, gram-negative sepsis, multiple blood transfusions, oxygen toxicity, trauma, pneumonia or respiratory infections. Also called acute respiratory distress syndrome, congestive atelectasis, pump lung, shock lung, adult respiratory distress syndrome or noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.

Wet lung: acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Wet lung: Related Topics

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Wet lung: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Wet lung is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Wet lung, or a subtype of Wet lung, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Wet lung as a Disease

Wet lung: Another name for Adult respiratory distress syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Symptoms of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Causes of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Treatments for Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Wet lung: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Wet lung

Some of the causes of Wet lung are included in the list below:

  • Shock
  • Severe blood loss
  • Bone fractures - if they cause shock.
  • Severe infections
  • Bacterial lung infection

Symptoms of Wet lung (Adult respiratory distress syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Wet lung incude:

Treatments for Wet lung (Adult respiratory distress syndrome)

Treatments for Wet lung (Adult respiratory distress syndrome) include:

Treatment of Wet lung: For more treatment information about Wet lung, see treatment of Adult respiratory distress syndrome (Wet lung)

Wet lung: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Wet lung:

Terms associated with Wet lung:

Terms Similar to Wet lung:

Source - NIH

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Wet lung

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The following terms can be used for Wet lung

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Wet lung

The following list attempts to classify Wet lung into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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