From the case: Acute pulmonary edema

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Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ This patient presented with acute onset of dyspnea. The frontal chest radiograph is the key to diagnosis of acute pulmonary edema. It shows evide...”

Used in the following article:

  • Pulmonary edema (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Pulmonary edema refers to the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the extra...”
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome - “ Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a form of acute lung injury (ALI) and occurs as a result of a severe pulmonary injury that causes al...”
  • Acute unilateral airspace opacification (differential) - “ Acute unilateral airspace opacification is a subset of the differential diagnosis for airspace opacification.   Differential diagnosis The exhau...”
  • Acute bilateral airspace opacification (differential) - “ Acute bilateral airspace opacification is a subset of the larger differential diagnosis for airspace opacification. An exhaustive list of all poss...”
  • Pulmonary edema grading - “ One grading system on pulmonary edema based on chest radiograph appearances and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) is as follows: grade 0:...”

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