Dutch translation: hemoptoë

English term or phrase:hemoptysis
Dutch translation:hemoptoë
Entered by: Marjolein Snippe

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00:56 Apr 28, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
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English term or phrase: hemoptysis
Definition from American Academic of Family Physicians:
Hemoptysis is defined as the spitting of blood derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as a result of pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.

Example sentence(s):
  • Hemoptysis is the medical term for coughing up blood or having blood-stained mucus. Another rare symptom was conjunctival congestion. Express
  • Spreading mainly through the droplet route, the virus causes mild symptoms in the majority of cases, the most common being: fever (80%), dry cough (56%), fatigue (22%) and muscle pain (7%); less common symptoms include a sore throat, a runny nose, diarrhea, hemoptysis and chills. Physicians Weekly
  • In case of onset of danger signs like shortness of breath, hemoptysis, altered mental status, patient should immediately inform the nearest health centre or call 011-23978046, said the document. Outlook India
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Ophoesten van bloed uit de luchtwegen onder de stembanden
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Definition from Het acute boekje:
Ophoesten van bloed uit de luchtwegen onder de stembanden

Example sentence(s):
  • Hemoptoë, het ophoesten van bloed afkomstig vanuit de luchtwegen onder de stemspleet, is een frequent voorkomende klacht en is verantwoordelijk voor 11 van alle opnamen op een afdeling longziekten. - Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde  
  • Hemoptoë, oftewel bloed ophoesten, maakt de meeste patiënten ongerust omdat zij aan longkanker denken. - H en W (Huisarts en wetenschap)  
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