Platypnea

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Abstract Number: 957

PLATYPNEA ORTHODEOXIA SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 65 year old lady with recent 70 pound weight gain presented with severe hypoxemia not corrected with supplemental oxygen. She complained of severe shortness of breath on sitting upright which resolved completely [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:00-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PLATYPNEA ORTHODEOXIA SYNDROME

Abstract Number: 729

PLATYPNEA AND ORTHODEOXIA IN ADVANCED EMPHYSEMA WITH NO EVIDENCE OF VASCULAR SHUNT

Case Presentation: We describe a case of a 76 year old male with history of advanced centrilobular emphysema who developed platypnea and orthodeoxia. He was diagnosed with severe obstructive disease since 4 years and was [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:18-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PLATYPNEA AND ORTHODEOXIA IN ADVANCED EMPHYSEMA WITH NO EVIDENCE OF VASCULAR SHUNT