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Neurogenic Noncardiac Pulmonary Edema (NNCPE or NPE) 

Neurogenic Noncardiac Pulmonary Edema (NNCPE or NPE)
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Neurogenic Noncardiac Pulmonary Edema (NNCPE or NPE)
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0004
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date: 18 April 2021

76-year-old man

Sudden loss of consciousness

Negative past history

Smoker

No prior pulmonary complaints

On examination, various neurologic deficits identified

Arterial oxygen saturation (SaO2): 60%

Negative results on cardiac work-up

Diagnosis: cerebrovascular accident, unexplained pulmonary edema...

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