Heart failure and acute pulmonary edema linked to sepsis: a case report and a short review of literature

Heart failure and acute pulmonary edema linked to sepsis: a case report and a short review of literature

Authors

  • Carmine Siniscalchi Parma University Hospital
  • Marianna Zardo
  • Davide Cunzi
  • Nicola Gaibazzi
  • Riccardo Volpi
  • Manuela Basaglia

Keywords:

Sepsis, heart, acute pulmonary edema, fever, dyspnea

Abstract

Heart failure is a most dangerous and insidious complication of the septic state. We describe the case of a patient admitted to our department for weakness of all four limbs and fever. During hospitalization the patient developed a septic state that has manifested itself through the development of heart failure with acute pulmonary edema.

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Published

15-12-2015

How to Cite

1.
Siniscalchi C, Zardo M, Cunzi D, Gaibazzi N, Volpi R, Basaglia M. Heart failure and acute pulmonary edema linked to sepsis: a case report and a short review of literature. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2015 Dec. 15 [cited 2024 Jul. 23];86(3):296-8. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/4188