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

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Carmine Siniscalchi
Marianna Zardo
Davide Cunzi
Nicola Gaibazzi
Riccardo Volpi
Manuela Basaglia


Sepsis, heart, acute pulmonary edema, fever, dyspnea


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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