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Finding a reversible cause of pulmonary oedema due to left ventricular dysfunction in intensive care unit is very rare.Here we describe such an event in a young lady who has been diagnosed subsequently as Systemic Lupus Erythromatosus with cardiomyopathy and treated successfully. From ‘Do Not Resuscitate, to ‘doing well’ this is really an encouraging success story.
The paper’s primary contribution is finding a reversible cause in life threatening Manifestation of a more common disease which adds to our knowledge in existing literature.