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- n. hyperventilation
Despite medical treatment diuretics and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, cardiovascular and respiratory signs dramatically worsened over a 1-month period, with several daily syncope, cyanosis and tachypnoea at rest requiring permanent oxygen therapy.
Exposure to higher concentrations may lead to tachypnoea, cyanosis, swelling of the airway, and in severe cases, pulmonary oedema and respiratory failure
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