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Acute pulmonary edema

Acute pulmonary edema is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • CHF
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Myocardial ischemia
  • Volume overload of left ventricle: mitral regurgitation, aortic insufficiency, ventricular septal defect
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Sepsis
  • DIC
  • Increased intracerebral pressure (e.g., intracerebral bleed or stroke)
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • High altitude
  • Drug reaction
  • Transfusion reaction
  • Salicylate intoxication
  • Radiographic contrast allergy
  • Inhaled toxins, e.g., smoke inhalation

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acute Pulmonary Edema." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114586/all/Acute_pulmonary_edema.
Zeiger RF. Acute pulmonary edema. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114586/all/Acute_pulmonary_edema. Accessed April 26, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Acute pulmonary edema. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114586/all/Acute_pulmonary_edema
Zeiger RF. Acute Pulmonary Edema [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 26]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114586/all/Acute_pulmonary_edema.
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