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Disease or Condition — Lung and Respiratory Disorders:
chronic passive lung congestion

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Description

Pulmonary edema NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) is a medical condition in which fluid accumulates in the lungs, leading to difficulty breathing. It is caused by a variety of factors, including congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, and certain medications. Symptoms of pulmonary edema NOS include shortness of breath, chest pain, coughing, and wheezing. Treatment typically involves medications to reduce fluid buildup in the lungs, as well as lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of developing the condition.

Synonyms
  • chronic pulmonary congestion
  • chronic pulmonary edema
  • hypostatic bronchopneumonia
  • hypostatic pneumonia
  • passive pneumonia
  • pulmonary edema
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