Bilateral re-expansion pulmonary edema in a child: a reminder
Re-expansion pulmonary edema (RPE) is an uncommon complication of sudden reinflation of a lung collapsed by pneumothorax or pleural effusion. We present a case of bilateral pulmonary edema following unilateral drainage of a pleural effusion in a young child with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Document Type: Case Report
Departments of Anaesthesia and
Paediatric Allergy, Social Security Ankara Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Publication date: 2000-08-01