German translation: Hämoptyse

English term or phrase:hemoptysis
German translation:Hämoptyse
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00:55 Apr 28, 2020
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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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Als Hämoptyse wird das Aushusten von bluthaltigem Sekret bezeichnet. Die Extremform der Hämoptyse ist die Hämoptoe mit Aushusten größerer Blutmengen.
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Definition from DocCheck Flexikon:
Als Hämoptyse wird das Aushusten von bluthaltigem Sekret bezeichnet. Die Extremform der Hämoptyse ist die Hämoptoe mit Aushusten größerer Blutmengen.

Example sentence(s):
  • Hämoptyse ist definiert als Blutbeimengung im Auswurf. - MSD Manual  
  • Aus­husten von blutig ge­färb­tem Spu­tum oder Blut aus Ra­chen, Bronchi­en oder Lunge. Bei leichter Blutbei­men­gung im Aus­wurf spricht man von Hä­mo­pty­se (häu­fig), bei massi­vem Aus­husten von hell­rotem (schau­mi­gen) Blut von Hä­mop­toe (selten). Die Ur­sachen sind viel­fäl­tig. Akut bedroh­lich ist die Er­stickungs­ge­fahr durch aspirier­tes Blut. - Pschyrembel Online  
  • Hämoptysen sind potenziell lebensbedrohliche Komplikationen unterschiedlichster Krankheiten. Häufigste Ursachen sind entzündliche und infektiöse Erkrankungen, gefolgt von Neoplasmen, Lungenembolien, Herzklappenfehlern, Gerinnungsstörungen und zahlreichen Systemerkrankungen. - Springer Medizin  

Allgemeinsprachlich werden Hämoptysen als Bluthusten oder blutiger Auswurf bezeichnet. Vgl. https://deximed.de/home/b/lunge-atemwege/patienteninformatio...
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