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Glossary for Acute Dyspnoea

Medical terms related to Acute Dyspnoea or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute Dyspnoea in pregnancy: acute dyspnoea in pregnancy is the sudden onset of a feeling of difficulty breathing occurring in a pregnant woman.
  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome: A condition which is characterized by fulminant pulmonary interstitial alveolar oedema.
  • Altered respiratory pattern: also known as as tachyapnea , characterised by an increased respiratory rate
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing difficulties: Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea).
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
  • Chest pain: Any chest pain must be considered as cardiac in origin until proven otherwise.
  • Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
  • Congenital heart disease: Diseases of the heart that one is born with
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fast breathing: also known as as tachyapnea , characterised by an increased respiratory rate
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart failure: A condition which is characterized by an inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently and effectively
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Metabolic Acidosis: metabolic acidosis is a process which if unchecked leads to acidemia (i.e. blood pH is low (less than 7.35) due to increased production of H+ by the body or the inability of the body to form bicarbonate (HCO3-) in the kidney
  • Metabolic acidosis: metabolic acidosis is a process which if unchecked leads to acidemia (i.e. blood pH is low (less than 7.35) due to increased production of H+ by the body or the inability of the body to form bicarbonate (HCO3-) in the kidney
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Lung disease mostly in premature newborns; see also adult RDS.
  • Panic attack: A condition which is characterized by an acute episode of intense anxiety
  • Pervasive developmental disorders: Group of developmental disorders often recognized before 3 years of age.
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Pneumothorax: pneumothorax is the collection of air in the space around the lungs and chest wall
  • Pulmonary edema: A condition which is characterized by engorgement of the pulmonary vessels and transudation of fluid into the alveoli
  • Pulmonary embolus: Pulmonary embolus is a condition in which a blood clot, piece of fat, or other solid substance travels through the bloodstream and lodges in a blood vessel of the lungs causing a blockage.
  • Pulmonary oedema: Caused by changes in the hydrostatic forces in capillaries or increased capillary permeability that results in diffuse oedema in pulmonary tissues and air spaces
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Shortness of breath: The feeling of being short of breath
  • Tetralogy of Fallot: A condition which is characterized pulmonary stenosis, interventricular septal defect, right ventricular hypertrophy and dextroposition of the aorta
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Ventricular septal defect: An abnormal connection between the 2 lower chambers (ventricles) of the heart.

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