Disease Information for Acute mountain sickness/high altitude: Definition

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  • Mountain Sickness, Acute; AMS; Acosta"s Disease; Acute High Altitude Sickness; High Altitude Illness; Hypoxia, Mountain Sickness (Acute); Mareo; Puna; Soroche; Subdivisions: HACE; HAPE; High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE); High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE); Acute Mountain Sickness is a group of symptoms that may occur in some people who ascend rapidly to altitudes higher than 8200 ft; (2500 m); Major symptoms may include headaches, nausea, vomiting, and insomnia----------[NORD]------------------------

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