Acute pulmonary edema

Case contributed by Dr Wayland Wang


Shortness of breath

Patient Data

Age: 85 years

Chest x-ray

Evidence of past coronary artery graft surgery. The heart is enlarged. There are bilateral pleural effusions and diffuse alveolar opacification suggestive of pulmonary edema.

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Case information

rID: 50748
Published: 20th Jan 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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