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Pulmonary oedema with shock induced by hydrochlorothiazide: a rare side effect mimicking myocardial infarction.
  1. A Høegholm,
  2. S W Rasmussen,
  3. K S Kristensen
  1. Department of Internal medicine, County Central Hospital, Naestved, Denmark.


    The case of a 68 year old man in whom hydrochlorothiazide induced pulmonary oedema with hypovolaemic shock is presented. The condition was misdiagnosed as myocardial infarction until an early echocardiogram excluded a cardiac cause. The diagnosis was confirmed by an oral challenge.

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