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anasarca
Generalized massive edema
angina
Spasmodic, choking or suffocative pain
bruit
a higher-pitched sound heard over the arteries on auscultation
diaphoresis
perspiration, profuse perspiration
ecchymosis
Small, hemorrhagic spot
epistaxis
nosebleed
hematoma
a localized collection of blood, usually clotted.
hyperlipidemia
elevated lipids in the blood
hypertriglyceridemia
elevated triglycerides in the blood
hypercholesterolemia
elevated cholesterol in the blood
hypoxemia
deficient oxygenation of the blood
hypertension
high blood pressure
hypotension
abnormally low blood pressure
orthostatic hypotension
when the values of the blood pressure change due to position
hypoxemia
deficient oxygenation of the blood
orthopnea
difficulty breathing except when in the upright position
palpitation
perceptible forcible pulsation of the heart
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
being awakened in the night by episodic painful or difficult breathing, often relieved by sitting
rale
An abnormal, DISCONTINUOUS, NONMUSICAL SOUND heard on auscultation
rhonchus
a CONTINUOUS DRY RATTLING in the throat or bronchial tube, heard on auscultation
syncope
fainting, or a swoon.
vasovogal syncope
vasovagal related to blood vessels and vagus nerve. vasovagal attack,,, vascular and neurogenic reaction
thrill
the vibration (not a sound) accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur, detectable on palpatation. also described as heaves, rubs, or gallops