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Title: ARDS due to ingestion of denatured rapeseed oil
Authors: Esteban, A.
Guerra, L.
Ruiz-Santana, S. 
Fernandez, A.
Fernandez-Segoviano, P.
UNESCO Clasification: 32 Ciencias médicas
3205 Medicina interna
Keywords: ARDS
Denatured Rapeseed Oil
Issue Date: 1983
Journal: Chest (American College of Chest Physicians) 
Abstract: Among the different etiologies of noncardiogenic acute pulmonary edema is found the administration or ingestion of various substances. We have studied two patients with ARDS secondary to the ingestion of toxic oil. Both patients presented similar roentgenographic findings characterized by interstitial and alveolar infiltration in “butterfly” distribution, pleural effusion, and a normal cardiac silhouette. The two cases also showed a pulmonary compliance either normal or slightly diminished. With the aid of artificial ventilation, they evolved favorably, gaseous exchange and chest x-ray films returning to normal 16 and 22 days after admission.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/45985
ISSN: 0012-3692
DOI: 10.1016/S0012-3692(15)33485-1
Source: Chest [ISSN 0012-3692],v. 84 (2), p. 166-169
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