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What is the difference between pulmonary edema and pulmonary congestion?

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Dr. Mark Milunski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pulm edema

A matter of semantics to some physicians.
The terms are often used interchangeably to describe fluid build-up in the lungs regardless of cause. More descriptive terms that are used include cardiogenic pulmonary edema and non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema.

In brief: Pulm edema

A matter of semantics to some physicians.
The terms are often used interchangeably to describe fluid build-up in the lungs regardless of cause. More descriptive terms that are used include cardiogenic pulmonary edema and non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
Dr. Mark Milunski
Dr. Mark Milunski
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