Acute Pulmonary Oedema (APO)

Last updated 08/04/19

Definition


Features


Causes


Precipitants


Associated Signs & Symptoms


Complications


Differential Diagnosis


Investigations


Alveolar and interstitial oedema


Alveolar oedema (white arrows), Kerley B lines (black arrows)


Bats wings


Lung rockets


Management




References


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