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Radiology Case 4

  • Priyanka Dube
  • Joshua K. AalbergEmail author
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Abstract

Because pulmonary edema is most commonly seen in the emergency department and intensive care unit, recognition of pulmonary edema on chest radiographs is necessary to avoid acute and rapid decompensation. Extravascular fluid within the lungs is termed pulmonary edema. Edema has multiple etiologies, which are important to consider in an emergent situation. This chapter will focus on increased hydrostatic pressure resulting in interstitial pulmonary edema.

Keywords

Extravascular fluid Pulmonary edema Etiologies Interestital Hydrostatic pressure Radiology 

Notes

Disclosure Statement

The authors of this chapter report no significant disclosures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineWexner Medical Center at The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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