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Lungs mode of hypoxia

What is the mode of hypoxia in drowning..??
is it ventilation perfusion mismatch...or hypoventilation of peripheral origin..??
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Hypoventilation of peripheral origin.. (no increased A-a diff)
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yup correct....less air is going in lung...so its a hypoventilation of peripheral origin...same thing happens in suffocation....pickwickian syndrome,chest trauma,phrenic nerve paralysis,acute poliomyelitis....
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whats pickwinian syndrome, if u hav time to explain
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whats pickwinian syndrome, if u hav time to explain
hey sorry...cant explain whole syndrome...
have a look at this site....
will help u...

http://www.healthscout.com/ency/68/745/main.html
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wt is the mode of hypoxia in drowning..??
is it ventilation perfusion mismatch...or hypoventilation of peripheral origin..??
due to suffocation caused by a liquid entering the lungs and preventing the absorption of oxygen leading to cerebral hypoxia!
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