Immersion pulmonary edema: drowning from the inside.

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Journal Article

Immersion pulmonary (IPE, also known as swimming-induced pulmonary edema, SIPE) is a condition in which pulmonary edema develops rapidly during a dive or vigorous swim. Symptoms include dyspnea and hemoptysis. Physical exam reveals typical signs of bilateral pulmonary edema, which can be confirmed radiographically or with bedside ultrasound.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moon, RE

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 577 - 579

PubMed ID

  • 31683355

Pubmed Central ID

  • 31683355

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1066-2936

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States