Introduction: Anoxia


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Anoxia: Lack of oxygen to the body's tissues.

Anoxia: Specifically, anoxia is a condition in which there is an absence of oxygen supply to an organ's tissues although there is adequate blood flow to the tissue. Hypoxia is a condition in which there is a decrease of oxygen to the tissue in spite of adequate blood flow to the tissue. Anoxia and hypoxia, however, are often used interchangeably—without regard to their specific meanings—to describe a condition that occurs in an organ when there is a diminished supply of oxygen to the organ's tissues. 1

Researching symptoms of Anoxia: Further information about the symptoms of Anoxia is available including a list of symptoms of Anoxia, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Anoxia: Various information is available about treatments available for Anoxia, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Anoxia: Research more detailed information about the causes of Anoxia, other possibly hidden causes of Anoxia, or other general information about Anoxia.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Anoxia-Hypoxia Information Page: NINDS

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