Acute pulmonary edema

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Shock.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Hazy perihilar opacity, right > left. Kerley A and B lines are present. No pleural effusion. Cardiac silhouette is not grossly enlarged. 

Case Discussion

Typical findings of acute pulmonary edema, which secondary to cardiogenic shock (cause of which was not known) with a degree of fluid overload (the patient had been aggressively fluid resuscitated). 

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Case information

rID: 63317
Published: 26th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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