Chronic Mountain Sickness


Epidemiology


Physiology


Diagnosis

Complete Blood Count (CBC) (see Complete Blood Count)

Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) (see Arterial Blood Gas)

Echocardiogram (see Echocardiogram, [[Echocardiogram]])


Clinical Manifestations

Cardiovascular Manifestations

Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) (see Congestive Heart Failure, [[Congestive Heart Failure]])

Gastrointestinal Manifestations

Hematologic Manifestations

Polycythemia (see Polycythemia, [[Polycythemia]])

Neurologic Manifestations

Pulmonary Manifestations

Dyspnea (see Dyspnea, [[Dyspnea]])

Pulmonary Hypertension (see Pulmonary Hypertension, [[Pulmonary Hypertension]])

Chronic Hypoventilation (see Chronic Hypoventilation, [[Chronic Hypoventilation]])

Other Manifestations


Treatment

Acetazolamide (Diamox) (see Acetazolamide, [[Acetazolamide]])

Phlebotomy (see Phlebotomy)

Supplemental Oxygen (see Oxygen, [[Oxygen]])

Relocation to Sea Level


References