high-altitude disease

high-altitude disease

[′hī ¦al·tə‚tüd di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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Of the patients who were not diagnosed with HAPE, 1 case had bronchitis, 4 cases had acute upper respiratory infections, and 17 cases were diagnosed with acute mild high-altitude disease (Tables 1 and 2).
In the non-HAPE patients, only 2 cases diagnosed with acute mild high-altitude disease showed positive LUS results (B-line score >5).
The physiologic basis of high-altitude diseases. Ann Intern Med 2004; 141: 789.
(2004) The physiologic basis of high-altitude diseases. Annals of Internal Medicine 141, 789-800.

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