June 1977

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema in Children

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor Collegeof Medicine, and the Texas Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston. Dr Frates is currently with the University of California at Davis.

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(6):687-689. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120190081018

• A 15-year-old boy with recurrent high-altitude pulmonary edema had previously been mistakenly treated for asthma and pneumonia. Clinical manifestations of this disorder, its etiology, treatment, and prevention are discussed.

(Am J Dis Child 131:687-689, 1977)