Chapter 4. Chronic Mountain Sickness: Pathology and Definition

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. J. Arias-Stella

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715383.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium - High Altitude Physiology: Cardiac and Respiratory Aspects

Ciba Foundation Symposium - High Altitude Physiology: Cardiac and Respiratory Aspects

How to Cite

Arias-Stella, J. (1971) Chronic Mountain Sickness: Pathology and Definition, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - High Altitude Physiology: Cardiac and Respiratory Aspects (eds R. Porter and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715383.ch4

Author Information

  1. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1971

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780700015306

Online ISBN: 9780470715383

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Keywords:

  • autopsy;
  • respiratory trouble;
  • albumin;
  • chronic mountain sickness;
  • edemas

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Clinical History

  • Pathological Findings

  • Final Diagnosis

  • Discussion

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References