Rapid Onset Acute Epiglottitis Leading to Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema

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V Saraswat; P V Madhu; Suresh S Kumar;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia (issn: 0019-5049)
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  • Subject: Acute epiglottitis; Negative pressure pulmonary edema (NPPE); Post-obstructive pulmonary edema (POPE) | Anesthesiology | RD78.3-87.3

Pulmonary edema is a potentially life-threatening complication of acute airway obstruction. It develops rapidly, without warning, in young healthy individuals. Two forms of post-obstructive pulmonary edema (POPE) (also known as negative pressure pulmonary edema, NPPE) h... View more
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