Pulmonary oedema

Case contributed by Dr Derek Smith


Productive cough, green tinged. New fast AF. Bibasal crackles.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Marked cardiomegaly. Peribronchial cuffing, upper lobar diversion and Kerley B lines evident. Minor blunting of the right costphrenic angle but no pleural effusion. Increased bibasal opacification may represent supperadded infection, but cardiac failure is the main picture.

Case Discussion

Typical findings of pulmonary oedema due to cardiac dysfunction, including cardiomegaly, peribronchial cuffing, venous distention and increased interstitial markings.

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Case information

rID: 58066
Case created: 29th Jan 2018
Last edited: 30th Jan 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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