Pulmonary edema following administration of cytokines

Pulmonary edema following administration of cytokines is a rare cause of non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema. It has been reported to occur with various cytokines inclusive of Interleukin 2. The mechanism in the case of interleukin 2 it is thought to be related to an increase in pulmonary capillary permeability 2.

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rID: 26501
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pulmonary edema following administration of cytokines
  • Pulmonary oedema related to administration of cytokines
  • Pulmonary edema related to administration of cytokines
  • Pulmonary oedema with cytokines
  • Pulmonary edema with cytokines

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