Syndrome of Pulmonary Edema in Divers

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Pulmonary edema associated with scuba diving and swimming was first described in 1981 by Wilmhurst and colleagues. They described a syndrome consisting of dyspnea at depth without excessive exertion, couch with froth expectoration, hemoptysis, orthopnea upon exiting the water and syncope.

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