Unilateral pulmonary edema after drainage of a spontaneous pneumothorax: case report and review of the world literature.
- Published Article
The Journal of emergency medicine
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1983
Unilateral pulmonary edema has been associated with a variety of clinical disorders including post re-expansion of a pneumothorax. We present a case of unilateral pulmonary edema following chest tube drainage of a spontaneous pneumothorax. A literature review of this complication is reported, the pathophysiology explored and therapeutic measures examined.
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