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Term:
Paroxysmal Dyspnea (DOID:9004760)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Dyspnea +     
cardiac arrest +   
Cardiac Edema  
Cardio-Renal Syndrome  
Cor pulmonale +   
diastolic heart failure  
Paroxysmal Dyspnea  
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.
rheumatic congestive heart failure 
systolic heart failure  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Asthma, Cardiac ;   Dyspnea, Paroxysmal Nocturnal ;   Paroxysmal Dyspneas
Related Synonyms: ASTHMA, NOCTURNAL, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
Primary IDs: MESH:D004418
Alternate IDs: RDO:0005420
Definition Sources: MESH:D004418

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