Korean J Anesthesiol.  1991 Dec;24(6):1212-1216. 10.4097/kjae.1991.24.6.1212.

Acute Pulmonary Edema Following Esophagoscopy - A case report

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  • 1Department of Anesthesiology, Minjoong Hospital Konkuk University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

There are many predisposing factors for acute pulmonary edema, Pulmonary edema in well recognized complication of acute airway obstruction, especially in small children, but rarely seen in adults. We present a case of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema that developed in adult following removal of endotracheal intubation after esophagoscopy, The sequence of events suggest that laryngospasm precipitated the development of the pulmonary edema in this patient.

Keyword

Laryngeal spasm; Pulmonary edema
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