Septic pulmonary embolism induced by dental infection.


Dental infection can be an important source for septic pulmonary embolism (SPE), but only a few cases of SPE accompanying dental infection have been reported. The aim of this study was to characterize the clinical features of SPE induced by dental infection. Patients who fulfilled the diagnostic criteria described in the text were recruited in a… (More)


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@article{Shiota2013SepticPE, title={Septic pulmonary embolism induced by dental infection.}, author={Yutaro Shiota and Akihiko Taniguchi and Syota Yuzurio and Naokatsu Horita and Shinobu Hosokawa and Yoichi Watanabe and Hidetoshi Tohmori and Tetsuya Ono}, journal={Acta medica Okayama}, year={2013}, volume={67 4}, pages={253-8} }