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Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital: Introduction

Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital: A rare congenital condition where the lungs fail to develop normally. The disorder is characterized by the presence of dilated lymph ducts throughout the lungs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital is available below.

Symptoms of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital

Treatments for Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital

  • 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.
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital

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Definitions of Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital

  1. Pulmonary lymphangiectasia, congenital: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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