Definition of Orthodeoxia

1. Noun. (pathology) accentuation of arterial hypoxemia upon standing upright ¹



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Medical Definition of Orthodeoxia

1. Fall in arterial blood oxygen upon assuming the upright posture. Usually due to right-to-left cardiac or vascular shunting with a posturally induced fall in left sided pressure permitting a corresponding gradient across the shunt. (05 Mar 2000)

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