paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

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Related to paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: orthopnea, sleep apnea, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

par·ox·ys·mal noc·tur·nal dysp·ne·a

n. disnea paroxística nocturna, que gen. despierta al paciente inesperadamente y es causada por congestíon pulmonar.
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She denies orthopnea or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea.
Nurses also should assess for clinical signs and symptoms of heart failure at patient appointments, including dyspnea, increased cough, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, peripheral edema, and S3 gallop.
A 91-year-old woman presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, orthopnea, and increasing lower extremity edema despite compliance with her antihypertensive and diuretic medications.
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