Pulmonary Edema in the Acute Stage of Rheumatic Fever Treated with Double-Valve Replacement in a Pediatric PatientFunding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency or commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
07 August 2019
03 October 2019
19 November 2019 (online)
Cardiogenic pulmonary edema (CPE) is a rare clinical condition of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) in the early stage. Generally, CPE can be convalesced by steroid and anticongestive treatment. Herein, we describe a case of a 14-year-old boy with ARF presenting with bilateral pulmonary edema secondary to acute mitral and aortic insufficiency. In this case, the pulmonary edema of ARF was successfully managed by combined surgical replacements of both valves.
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