Oth respiratory conditions origin in the perinatal period (P28)

Clinical Information for Oth respiratory conditions origin in the perinatal period (P28)

Hypercapnia - A clinical manifestation of abnormal increase in the amount of carbon dioxide in arterial blood.

Pleural Effusion - Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.

Hypercapnia - A clinical manifestation of abnormal increase in the amount of carbon dioxide in arterial blood.

Cyanosis - A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule.

Pleural Effusion, Malignant - Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain actual malignant cells.

Mouth Breathing - Abnormal breathing through the mouth, usually associated with obstructive disorders of the nasal passages.

Hydrothorax - A collection of watery fluid in the pleural cavity. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Xerostomia - Decreased salivary flow.

Middle Lobe Syndrome - Atelectasis of the right middle pulmonary lobe, with chronic pneumonitis. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Pleural Cavity - Paired but separate cavity within the THORACIC CAVITY. It consists of the space between the parietal and visceral PLEURA and normally contains a capillary layer of serous fluid that lubricates the pleural surfaces.

Instructional Notations

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  • , if applicable, congenital malformations of the respiratory system Q30 Q34