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SHORTNESS BREATH [1 record]

Record 1 2013-01-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Symptoms (Medicine)
  • Respiratory System
DEF

A subjective feeling of difficult, uncomfortable, or unpleasant breathing, resulting in an awareness of the need for increased respiratory effort. It is a common complaint of patients with both pulmonary and nonpulmonary disorders.

OBS

The term "dyspnea" is recommended by the Medical Signs and Symptoms Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Appareil respiratoire
DEF

Sensation subjective d'inconfort ou d'angoisse respiratoire où, malgré des efforts plus ou moins conscients, le malade ne parvient pas à équilibrer ses besoins.

CONT

L'essoufflement est le principal symptôme des affections cardiaques et pleuro-pulmonaires.

OBS

Le terme «dyspnée» a été retenu par le Comité de sémiologie médicale.

OBS

Peut s'observer dans plusieurs maladies rhumatismales avec atteinte pulmonaire ou cardiaque, comme la sclérodermie, la polyarthrite rhumatoïde, le lupus érythémateux disséminée, etc.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Síntomas (Medicina)
  • Aparato respiratorio
DEF

Respiración difícil y laboriosa.

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