stagnant hypoxia


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Synonyms for stagnant hypoxia

hypoxia resulting from slow peripheral circulation (such as follows congestive cardiac failure)

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Stagnant hypoxia occurs when blood flow is inadequate, or there is blood pooling.
Stagnant hypoxia is the result of a reduction in the total volume of circulating blood because of shock, or the pooling of blood in the extremities during rapid acceleration.