Pulmonary embolism associated with the use of anabolic steroids.

Abstract

We present the case of a 56-year-old man with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). He had been given intramuscular injections of testosterone and the anabolic-androgenic steroid nandrolone, due to a muscle injury, a total of three times prior to manifestation of the symptoms. An ultrasonographic examination of the right leg revealed a DVT… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2007.03.016

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