pulmonary edema


pulmonary edema
longoedeem, water in longen (ophoping van vloeistoffen in borstkas)

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • pulmonary edema — noun The accumulation of fluid in the tissue of the lungs …   Wiktionary

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  • high-altitude pulmonary edema — (HAPE) pulmonary edema caused by hypoxia from excessive physical exertion after ascending quickly to a high altitude without acclimatization. See also high altitude sickness, under sickness …   Medical dictionary

  • solid pulmonary edema — a rubbery consistency and gelatinous appearance of the lungs sometimes associated with hypertensive left ventricular failure and uremia …   Medical dictionary

  • Pulmonary contusion — Classification and external resources A CT scan showing a pulmonary contusion (red arrow) accompanied by a rib fracture (blue arrow) ICD 10 S …   Wikipedia


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