Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

67-Year-Old with Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure

Benson Babu*

Department of Internal Medicine, Northwell Health, USA

*Correspondance to: Benson Babu* 

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A 67-year-old female presented to the emergency department for three days with progressive cough, shortness of breath, weakness, nausea, and vomiting. The patient has had recent exposure to several sick contacts with influenza and verifies that she did not receive the vaccine this year. She denies fever, chills, and night sweats. Her medical history included diabetes and former cocaine use: Now on methadone maintenance. Her current medications include Lisinopril, Lantus, and Humalog. She has no significant family history of disease.


Acute hypoxic respiratory failure; Chest radiography; Cardiogenic pulmonary edema


Babu B. A 67-Year-Old with Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2022; 7: 2181..

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