High altitude cerebral edema (HACE) is a severe and often fatal condition that can affect mountain climbers, hikers, skiers and travelers at high altitudes -- typically above 7,000 feet, or 2,300 meters.
What does HACE stand for?
HACE stands for High Altitude Cerebral Edema
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- Houston Association for Communication Disorders
- Human Adaptation Countermeasures Division (US NASA)
- Hungarian Association for Community Development
- Hyten Automotive Components Division
- Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation
- Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Health and Career Education
- Hepatic Artery Chemotherapy Embolization
- Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (Chicago, IL)
- Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises (Hispanic Federation, Inc.)
- Home and Community Environment (rehabilitation utility assessment)
- Hispanic American Center for Economic Development
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- Highly Accurate Cost Estimating Model (software system)
- Hispanic Association of Communications Employees of SBC (Southwestern Bell Coummunications)
- Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (Texas)
- Hispanic American Center for Economic Research (Washington, DC)
- Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (Ronald McDonald House Charities)
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It can be dangerous and lead to high altitude cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) or pulmonary edema (water in the lungs).
Untreated, AMS can develop into a life-threatening condition called High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) or swelling of the brain.
Severe consequences include high altitude pulmonary edema and high altitude cerebral edema, which are both medical emergencies.