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Respiratory failure: A condition which is due to marked impairment of respiratory function. See detailed information below for a list of 222 causes of Respiratory failure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)
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Medical Conditions associated with Respiratory failure:
Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Respiratory failure:
Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Heart failure (274 causes), Shortness of breath (1528 causes), Choking (130 causes), Acute lung syndrome, Asthma (320 causes), Atrial septal defect (ostium primum), Bronchiectasis, Bronchiolitis (15 causes), Bronchiolitis obliterans, Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, Bronchogenic carcinoma, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (18 causes), Carbon monoxide toxicity
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