Disease Information for High altitude disorder

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blue lips
Cyanosis
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Pruritis Itching
Headache
Impaired judgement/signs
Apnea In Children
Apnea In Infants/Newborn
Cyanosis Child
Dyspnea
Dyspnea on exertion
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/outdoors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Mountanous areas
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hypoxemia/Normal alveolar-arterial O2 gradient (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
FTI/Free Thyroxin Index (Lab)
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Thyroxin/T4 (Lab)
TSH/Thyroid stimulating hormone (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
Bone Marrow/Hypercellular
Isotope Scan
Isotope/RBC mass increased/chromium 51 labeled
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Sinus tachycardia (ECG)
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Polycythemia vera
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute mountain sickness
Alkalosis
Alkalosis, respiratory
Ayerza's/Chronic mountain sickness
Cold injury/environmental
Congestive heart failure
Dehydration
High altitude cerebral edema syndrome
High altitude disorder
High altitude pulmonary edema syndrome
Hypocapnea/hypocarbia
Hypothermia
Hypothermia, accidental/exposure
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Patent ductus arteriosis
Pneumoparotitis
Polycythemia
Pulmonary hypertension
Sinus tachycardia
Syncope/Fainting
Vascular headache
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Sickle cell anemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Respiratory Drive Center Increased
Pathophysiology/Hyperventilation
Pathophysiology/Hyperventilation Persistent Drive
Pathophysiology/Respiratory Alkalosis and Hypoxia
Process
PROCESS/Electromagnetic/physics trauma (category)
PROCESS/Environment disorder/disease (ex)
PROCESS/Group/by process (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
Other Treatments
TX/Portable Hyperbaric Bag
Definition

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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