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Table 4 Conditions producing pathological B-lines

From: Lung ultrasound—a primary survey of the acutely dyspneic patient

Fluid
 Cardiogenic pulmonary edema
 Fluid overload states
Inflammatory
 Acute lung injury/pneumonitis
 Acute respiratory distress syndrome
 Pneumonia
Fibrosis
 Pulmonary fibrosis
 Chronic interstitial lung disease
Trauma
 Pulmonary contusion
 Blast lung