Monge disease

chron·ic moun·tain sick·ness

loss of high altitude tolerance after prolonged exposure (for example, by residence), characterized by extreme polycythemia, exaggerated hypoxemia, and reduced mental and physical capacity; relieved by descent.

chron·ic moun·tain sick·ness

(kron'ik mown'tăn sik'nĕs)
Loss of high altitude tolerance after prolonged exposure (e.g., by residence), characterized by extreme polycythemia, exaggerated hypoxemia, and reduced mental and physical capacity; relieved by descent.
Synonym(s): Monge disease.

Monge disease

(mon′hā)
[Carlos Monge, Peruvian physician, 1884–1970]
Mountain sickness, chronic

Monge Medrano,

Carlos, Peruvian professor of medicine and high altitude specialist, 1884-1970.
Monge disease - loss of high-altitude tolerance after prolonged exposure. Synonym(s): chronic mountain sickness; Monge syndrome
Monge syndrome - Synonym(s): Monge disease