[A "typical" case of pulmonary embolism].


A 85-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of a presumtive diagnosis of pulmonary thromboembolism. The patient presented with a history of progressive dyspnoea and retrosternal pain. 3-4 weeks ago she had noticed a swollen left leg. On examination a 4/6-pansystolic murmur was found. An arterial blood gas analysis showed a reduced oxygen… (More)


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