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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Symptoms related to congestion include dyspnea, orthopnea, and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, while symptoms related to inadequate cardiac output include fatigue, weakness, and exercise intolerance.
However, the presentation of such a tumor with paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea is novel; prior cases have presented with exertional syncope and murmur [8, 9], asymptomatic murmur [10-12], and exertional dyspnea [13].
He denied any history of fever, cough, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and weight loss.
Moreover, the patient had no paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea and orthopnea.
Other exclusion criteria were as follows: heart dysfunction (symptoms of dyspnea, orthopnea, or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, accompanied by a left ventricular ejection fraction <40%); hypersensitivity to CM or BNP; end-stage renal failure; systolic blood pressure [less than or equal to] 100 mmHg before study drug infusion; CM administered within the past 7 days; BNP infusion within 1 month; administration of dopamine, N-acetyl-cysteine, sodium bicarbonate, and fenoldopam during the study.
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