Diseases [C] » Respiratory Tract Diseases [C08] » Respiration Disorders » Dyspnea » Dyspnea, Paroxysmal
Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Heart Diseases » Heart Failure » Dyspnea, Paroxysmal
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A disorder characterized by sudden attacks of respiratory distress in at rest patients with HEART FAILURE and PULMONARY EDEMA. It usually occurs at night after several hours of sleep in a reclining position. Patients awaken with a feeling of suffocation, coughing, a cold sweat, and TACHYCARDIA. When there is significant WHEEZING, it is called cardiac asthma. MeSH
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