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Disease Pulmonary Edema

Name Pulmonary Edema
Synonyms Edema, Pulmonary | Edemas, Pulmonary | Lungs, Wet | Lung, Wet | Pulmonary Edemas | Wet Lung | Wet Lungs
Definition Excessive accumulation of extravascular fluid in the lung, an indication of a serious underlying disease or disorder. Pulmonary edema prevents efficient PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE in the PULMONARY ALVEOLI, and can be life-threatening.
Categories Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D011654
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