Imaging in non Traumatic Emergencies: Acute Thrombosis of the Aorta and Pulmonary Embolism

  • Bennidor Raviv Department of Emergency Medicine, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
  • Shlomo Hanan Israelit Department of Emergency Medicine, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel

Abstract

Objectives: To present the possibility of acute arterial and venous thrombosis.

Materials and methods: Report of a patient presenting with acute dyspnoea and chest pain.

Results: Using a combined medical team and imaging studies, pulmonary embolism and acutearterial thrombosis were diagnosed. The patient was treated medically and surgically.

Conclusion: Physicians should be aware of the possibility of combined thrombosis and the diagnosis and management of the condition.

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  • Published: 2014-05-19

    Issue: Vol. 1 (2014) (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    1.
    Raviv B, Israelit SH. Imaging in non Traumatic Emergencies: Acute Thrombosis of the Aorta and Pulmonary Embolism. EJCRIM 2014;1 doi:10.12890/2014_000076.