Rituximab Induced Pulmonary Edema Managed with Extracorporeal Life Support

Abstract

Though rare, rituximab has been reported to induce severe pulmonary edema. We describe the first report of ECLS utilization for this indication. A 31-year-old female with severe thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura developed florid pulmonary edema after rituximab infusion. Despite advanced ventilatory settings, she developed severe respiratory acidosis and… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2018/6039045

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