Disease Information for Hypoventilation, alveolar

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cyanosis
Breath Sounds Decreased
Cyanosis Child
Dyspnea
Dyspnea on exertion
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hypoxemia/Normal alveolar-arterial O2 gradient (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Hypercapnea Hypercarbia
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Atelectasis in Child
Chronic Respiratory Acidosis
Continued Hypercapnea
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Alveolar disorder
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Lung Hypoventilation
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Definition

A reduction in the amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli.

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