Jacobs Journal of Pulmonology

A Case With Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema

Published on: 2019-03-18


Neurogenic pulmonary edema is a relatively rare and underdiagnosed clinical entitiy which is an increase in pulmonary interstitial and alveolar fluid. Neurogenic pulmonary edema develops within a few hours after a neurologic insult including spinal cord injury especially in subarachnoid hemorrhage. We aimed to present and discussion a 33-year-old man who developed neurogenic pulmonary edema following subarachnoid haemorrhage.


Neurogenic pulmonary edema; subarachnoid haemorrhage; non-cardiogenic; pulmonary edema