Cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Case contributed by Dr Tomas Jurevicius

Presentation

Acute onset of shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
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 edema with associated pleural effusions. 

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Case information

rID: 48089
Published: 18th Sep 2016
Last edited: 17th Oct 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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