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  • n. hyperventilation


tachy- + -pnoea (Wiktionary)


  • 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.

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  • 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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