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A and E patient. Obese. Acutely short of breath. Apyrexic. Inspiratory crepitations in both lungs.
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Bilateral perihilar airspace opacification with upper lobe venous distension.
Fluid in the horizontal fissure.
Despite the AP projection the heart is enlarged.
Bilateral airspace opacification (due to alveolar edema) in both lungs centered on the perihilar regions. Upper lobe venous distension.
The appearances are classical of acute pulmonary edema.