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Disease Cheyne-Stokes Respiration

Name Cheyne-Stokes Respiration
Synonyms Cheyne Stokes Respiration | Respiration, Cheyne-Stokes
Definition An abnormal pattern of breathing characterized by alternating periods of apnea and deep, rapid breathing. The cycle begins with slow, shallow breaths that gradually increase in depth and rate and is then followed by a period of apnea. The period of apnea can last 5 to 30 seconds, then the cycle repeats every 45 seconds to 3 minutes.
Categories Respiratory tract disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D002639

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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiration Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cheyne-Stokes Respiration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cheyne-Stokes Respiration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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