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Swimming-Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE)

Sasovetz SS - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Naval Medical Center San Diego

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Swimming-Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE)

History: 26 y.o. athletic man with one week history of cough, congestion, and shortness of breath post open-ocean swim.

Findings: Central haziness with slight alveolar filling; and, Kerley B lines consistent with pulmonary interstitial lung disease.

Ddx: • Cardiogenic Congestive heart failure Acute left ventricular failure Cardiomyopathy Myocardial infarction • Noncardiogenic SIPE Pneumonia (aspiration and community acquired) Allergic/drug reaction Near drowning ARDS Fluid overload High-altitude pulmonary edema

Dxhow: Radiographic findings, History, exclusion of other factors

Exam: Rhonchi throughout lung fields. No fevers, chills, chest pain or hemoptysis. EKG, CBC and electrolytes normal.

No MeSH data available.


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Swimming-Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE)

Sasovetz SS - MedPix (2009)

Another patient with similar symptoms but greater patchy airspace opacities along with increased interstial markings
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MPX2168_synpic50023: Another patient with similar symptoms but greater patchy airspace opacities along with increased interstial markings

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center San Diego

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Swimming-Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE)

History: 26 y.o. athletic man with one week history of cough, congestion, and shortness of breath post open-ocean swim.

Findings: Central haziness with slight alveolar filling; and, Kerley B lines consistent with pulmonary interstitial lung disease.

Ddx: • Cardiogenic Congestive heart failure Acute left ventricular failure Cardiomyopathy Myocardial infarction • Noncardiogenic SIPE Pneumonia (aspiration and community acquired) Allergic/drug reaction Near drowning ARDS Fluid overload High-altitude pulmonary edema

Dxhow: Radiographic findings, History, exclusion of other factors

Exam: Rhonchi throughout lung fields. No fevers, chills, chest pain or hemoptysis. EKG, CBC and electrolytes normal.

No MeSH data available.