Korean J Anesthesiol.  1986 Feb;19(1):96-100.

Noncadiogenic Pulmonary Edema Following Upper Airway Obetruction - a case report

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  • 1Department of Anesthesiology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Pulmonary edema is a rare complication of acute upper airway obstruction. This serious complication must be carefully recognized and treated promptly to minimize the delayed morbidity and mortality among the patients who recover from acute upper airway obstruction. We present a case of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema that developed in an 1.4/12-year-old pediatric patient after an episode of acute upper airway obstruction.

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