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Acute shortness of breath: an unusual cause.
  1. H Cosgrove,
  2. H Guly
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, United Kingdom.


    A case of cold induced pulmonary oedema in a scuba diver is described. This is rare, but with the increasing popularity of the sport it is important for accident and emergency staff to be aware of the condition. Treatment is symptomatic and the outlook is good.

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