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Pulmonary edema

Accumulation of fluid in the lung tissues causing disturbance of the gas exchange that may lead to respiratory failure. It is caused by direct injury to the lung parenchyma or congestive heart failure. The symptoms may appear suddenly or gradually. Suddenly appearing symptoms include difficulty breathing, feeling of suffocation, and coughing associated with frothy sputum. Gradually appearing symptoms include difficulty breathing while lying in bed, shortness of breath during activity, and weight gain (in patients with congestive heart failure). [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
11026
Concept ID:
C0034063
Disease or Syndrome
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Edema

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body. Causes of edema include: -Eating too much salt. -Sunburn. -Heart failure. -Kidney disease. -Liver problems from cirrhosis. -Pregnancy. -Problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy. -Some medicines. -Standing or walking a lot when the weather is warm. To keep swelling down, your health care provider may recommend keeping your legs raised when sitting, wearing support stockings, limiting how much salt you eat, or taking a medicine called a diuretic - also called a water pill. .  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
4451
Concept ID:
C0013604
Pathologic Function
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Pulmonary edema

Fluid accumulation in the lungs. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
506492
Concept ID:
CN117490
Finding
4.

Edema

An abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin, or in one or more cavities of the body. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
504667
Concept ID:
CN000907
Finding
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High altitude pulmonary edema

MedGen UID:
137935
Concept ID:
C0340100
Disease or Syndrome

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