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Pulmonary edema of mountaineers

Pulmonary edema of mountaineers: Introduction

Pulmonary edema of mountaineers: A severe complication of mountain sickness resulting from a lack of oxygen at high altitudes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pulmonary edema of mountaineers is available below.

Symptoms of Pulmonary edema of mountaineers

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Causes of Pulmonary edema of mountaineers

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

 

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