altitude sickness

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effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes

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The positive CXR results indicating HAPE were defined according to "Diagnostic Criteria of High Altitude Disease in China": a patchy or cloudy infiltrate shadow centered on the hila and radiated to one or two sides of the lung fields [12].
When high altitude disease does occur, or preexisting conditions worsen, the aetiology is of major interest.
At this altitude young animals, and even people, suffer from high altitude disease or bypoxia.
These horses suffer with many high altitude diseases amongst which skin affections are the major malady resulting in enormous economic losses.