Transfusion related acute lung injury in young women with placenta previa and intra uterine death: a case report
Keywords:Transfusion related acute lung injury, Packed red blood cells, Transfusion associated circulatory overload
The transfusion-related acute lung injury is a life-threatening condition which occurs after administration of blood and blood products containing plasma. We are presenting a case of women with 34+1 weeks of gestation (34 years). Non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema was developed after administration of 6 packed red blood cells (PRBC) and on 4th postnatal day patient was diagnosed with transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI). Along with medication, respiratory measures were provided to the patient. Health care provider should look on the patient for clinical symptoms at least for 6 hours after the transfusion, if the patient reports respiratory difficulty, then suspect it as TRALI and perform the diagnostic test to confirm it.
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