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What is Anoxia?

What is Anoxia?

  • Anoxia: Lack of oxygen to the body's tissues.
  • Anoxia: Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Anoxia: severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Anoxia: Introduction

Types of Anoxia:

Broader types of Anoxia:

How serious is Anoxia?

Complications of Anoxia: see complications of Anoxia
Prognosis of Anoxia: If the patient's respiratory and cardiovascular systems can be supported properly, recovery may occur, but depends upon the severity of injury. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Anoxia-Hypoxia Information Page: NINDS)

What causes Anoxia?

Causes of Anoxia: see causes of Anoxia
Risk factors for Anoxia: see risk factors for Anoxia

What are the symptoms of Anoxia?

Symptoms of Anoxia: see symptoms of Anoxia

Complications of Anoxia: see complications of Anoxia

Anoxia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anoxia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anoxia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anoxia: Emergency Medical Physician, Intensivist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anoxia.
Treatments for Anoxia: see treatments for Anoxia
Research for Anoxia: see research for Anoxia

Organs Affected by Anoxia:

Organs and body systems related to Anoxia include:

Name and Aliases of Anoxia

Main name of condition: Anoxia

Class of Condition for Anoxia: physical

Other names or spellings for Anoxia:


Hypoxemia, Hypoxia, Respiratory failure, Anoxemia Source - Diseases Database

Anoxia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Anoxia:


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