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Revista Colombiana de Reumatología

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PARRA, Viviana et al. Flash pulmonary edema secondary to renal artery thrombosis (Pickering syndrome) for catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome. Rev.Colomb.Reumatol. [online]. 2013, vol.20, n.3, pp.177-180. ISSN 0121-8123.

Abstract A case of a woman of 24 years with an acute pulmonary edema secondary to catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome associated with high blood pressure, management is performed with poor response to the request of management persist in intensive care unit, steroid use was started intravenous immunoglobulin and plasmaferis, but the patient continued with clinical deterioration. Origin was suspected reno vascular hypertension was performed Resonance Angiography of the abdominal aorta, renal and iliac showing: 80% obstruction of the abdominal aorta, with 70% obstruction of the right renal artery, iliac side from supplying abdomen, the patient presents multiple organ dysfunction and died.

Keywords : Antiphospholipid Syndrome; Pulmonary; Edema; Malignant Hypertension; Thrombosis.

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