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Glossary for Respiratory distress in children

Medical terms related to Respiratory distress in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Anaphylaxis: An immediate hypersensitivity reaction due to the exposure of a specific antigen to a sensitized individual
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Bacterial meningitis: Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.
  • Botulism food poisoning: Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Epiglottitis: is the inflammation of the epiglottis and is a medical emergency
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Intracranial Hemorrhages: Bleeding inside the skull. The condition is a medical emergency and the greater the bleeding, the more severe the condition.
  • Intracranial hemorrhage: Intracranial hemorrhage is a condition in which there is bleeding within the cranium of the skull.
  • Ketoacidosis: A condition which is characterized by acidosis and the accumulation of ketone bodies in the body
  • Lung abscess: The formation of a localized collection of puss in a cavity in the lungs
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Lung disease mostly in premature newborns; see also adult RDS.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Poisoning: The condition produced by poison
  • Respiratory disorder: any disease affecting the upper, lower airways and the lungs
  • Respiratory distress: A condition which is characterized by poor respiration that results in the body being under stress
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sudden onset of respiratory distress in children: Sudden onset of respiratory distress in children refers to a child who has a rapid development of life-threatening breathing problems.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Whooping Cough: An infectious condition caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis

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