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Disease Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

Name Dyspnea, Paroxysmal
Synonyms Asthma, Cardiac | Dyspnea, Paroxysmal Nocturnal | Dyspneas, Paroxysmal | Paroxysmal Dyspnea | Paroxysmal Dyspneas
Definition A disorder characterized by sudden attacks of respiratory distress in at rest patients with HEART FAILURE and PULMONARY EDEMA. It usually occurs at night after several hours of sleep in a reclining position. Patients awaken with a feeling of suffocation, coughing, a cold sweat, and TACHYCARDIA. When there is significant WHEEZING, it is called cardiac asthma.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Respiratory tract disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D004418

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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 Dyspnea Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyspnea, Paroxysmal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Failure Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyspnea, Paroxysmal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. 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 Dyspnea Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyspnea, Paroxysmal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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