Emphysema

Sign and Symptoms of Emphysema

In this article we will discuss about Sign and Symptoms of Emphysema. So let’s get started.

Sign and Symptoms

Chronic Cough

Shortness of Breath

Fatigue

Swollen Ankles

Barrel Chest

Increased CO2 retention

Dyspnea

Hyperresonance on Chest Percussion

Orthopnea

Minimal Cyanosis

Use of Accessory Muscles for Breathing

Anxiety

Sleep Problems

Anorexia and Weight Loss

Wheezing

Morning Headaches

“Pink Puffer” describes Emphysema due to its clinical features

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