Last Updated on Mar 24, 2018

Complications of COPD

Complications of COPD are:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Thinning of bone
  • Heart – related complications like heart failure, abnormal rhythm and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Depression
  • Cancer
  • Severe weight loss
  • Anemia
  • Respiratory failure

References:

  1. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 17th edition
  2. Ján Tkác, S. F. Paul Man and Don D. Sin. Systemic consequences of COPD. Ther Adv Respir Dis (2007) 1(1) 47–59.

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