What are the pulmonary signs and symptoms of acute kidney injury (AKI)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Biruh T Workeneh, MD, PhD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Pulmonary examination may reveal the following:

  • Rales: pulmonary edema, infectious pulmonary process 
  • Hemoptysis: ANCA vasculitis, anti–glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM, Goodpasture) syndrome

See Presentation for more detail.


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