Pulmonary EdemaPulmonary Edema
is swelling and/or fluid accumulation in the lungs
which can result from heart
failure or heart attack
, inhalation of toxic gases, severe infection, excess body fluids from kidney
failure or from the lack of proper altitude acclimatization
Symptoms of pulmonary edema include difficulty breathing, coughing up blood, excessive sweating, anxiety and pale skin. If left untreated, it can lead to death.
See also: Cerebral Edema
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