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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

Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
4451
Concept ID:
C0013604
Sign or Symptom
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High altitude pulmonary edema

MedGen UID:
137935
Concept ID:
C0340100
Disease or Syndrome
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