Pulmonary emboli: saddle

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Collapse, hypoxia and pleuritic chest pain.


Large central occlusive thrombus.

Case Discussion

Thrombolysis was administered and the patient received appropriate resuscitation: they survived.

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Case information

rID: 6406
Published: 21st Jun 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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