Abstract| Volume 23, ISSUE 10, SUPPLEMENT , S51, October 2017

Multiple Segmental Pulmonary Edema Following Acute Pulmonary Embolism in an Obesity Patient

      A 33-years-old Caucasian female with severe obesity (BMI 40.1) developed severe acute respiratory distress. She was diagnosed as massive acute pulmonary embolism. At the same time, multiple segmental pulmonary edema was noted. Pulmonary perfusion scintigraphy revealed that segmental pulmonary edema was observed only in pulmonary segments that survived thromboembolism. What is the mechanism?
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