TITLE

Renal tumor leading to acute respiratory distress syndrome - a rare occurrence

AUTHOR(S)
Dua, Ruchi; Vijjan, Vivek; Sindhwani, Girish; Rawat, Jagdish
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Medical Update;7/ 1/2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) generally develops in the setting of sepsis, aspiration, shock or some other identifiable cause. Pulmonary involvement with neoplastic disease is an unusual but recognized cause of ARDS and has been rarely reported. Here we report a case of ARDS due to renal tumor most probably renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
ACCESSION #
97006711

 

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