What Is Reexpansion Pulmonary Edema?

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Reexpansion pulmonary edema is a non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema that occurs in the setting of rapid expansion of a collapsed lung. It results in acute onset shortness of breath that usually results within hours of re-expansion but can be delayed by 24 hours in some cases. Keyword: reexpansion pulmonary edema.
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