Cardiogenic pulmonary oedema

Case contributed by Dr Tomas Jurevicius

Presentation

A 58-year-old male with acute onset of shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 58
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is symmetrical area shadowing in the central region of both lungs, left heart enlargement with congestion in the pulmonary veins and bilateral small to moderate sized pleural effusions. 

Case Discussion

Acute onset alveolar cardiogenic oedema with associated pleural effusions. 

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Case information

rID: 48089
Case created: 18th Sep 2016
Last edited: 18th Sep 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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