pulmonary edema

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pulmonary edema

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē i′dē·mə]
(medicine)
An effusion of fluid into the alveoli and interstitial spaces of the lungs.
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Mitral regurgitation is the most frequent valve disease and in its severe form can cause hart failure symptoms like easy fatigue, dyspnoea in natural fatigue up to acute pulmonary oedema and predisposes the development of heart arrhythmias and strokes.
Stephen died suddenly in Majorca almost three years ago from a build-up of fluid on his lungs known as acute pulmonary oedema.
Among the entries are acute pulmonary oedema, carbon monoxide, encephalopathy, haemophilia, lice, nitric acid, protozoa, Ross River virus disease, and yellow fever.
The postmortem on the 33-year old star showed he died from natural causes due to acute pulmonary oedema, a build up of fluid on the lungs.
Mr Bowen said he had a copy of a report from the Greek authorities which stated PC Boast died as a result of basal acute pulmonary oedema.
Acute pulmonary oedema and early lung damage may occur within a few hours of acute severe exposure.
State pathologist, Eleni Antoniou carried out a post-mortem and said the cause of death was an acute pulmonary oedema.

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