Cleve Clin J Med 2018 Feb;85(2):145-154
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory, Vascular Medicine Section, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
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Hellenic J Cardiol 2009 May-Jun;50(3):218-20
1st Department of Cardiology, University of Athens Medical School, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece.
We present the case of a 28-year-old woman admitted to our department with respiratory distress, profound hypotension, and tenderness in the left upper abdominal quadrant and left calf. Ultrasound examination revealed left lower extremity thrombus as well as a floating thrombus in the right atrium attached to a patent foramen ovale. Spiral computed tomography revealed bilateral pulmonary artery embolization, while an abdominal computed tomographic scan disclosed spleen infarction due to a paradoxical embolism through the patent foramen ovale. Read More
Semin Roentgenol 2005 Jan;40(1):33-40
Department of Radiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA.
J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2008 Aug;34(4 Pt 2):680-2
Department of Emergency Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey.
Ovari an vein thrombosis (OVT) is an uncommon, life-threatening complication of pregnancy. OVT clinical presentation is similar to that of acute appendicitis, and the latter is therefore the suspected diagnosis in most cases. We describe a case of a 36-year-old woman experiencing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism during the course of pregnancy and presenting to the emergency department with sudden pain in the right lower quadrant and severe abdominal pain. Read More
Chest 2007 Jun;131(6):1982-5
Pulmonary and Critical Care, Ohio State University Medical Center, OH, USA.