Which of the following are causes of non-thrombotic pulmonary embolism? A. Air B. Fat C. Iatrogenic particulate material D. Amniotic Fluid E. All of the above
All of the above. Gas embolism, fat embolism, tumour embolism, septic embolism, amniotic fluid embolism, pieces of medical devices and particulate material embolism are the less common causes of pulmonary embolism.
Good contrast opacification of the pulmonary arteries. There are filling defects bilaterally in the lobar, segmental and subsegmental pulmonary arteries - In keeping with pulmonary emboli. No evidence of right heart strain. Subpleural atelectasis in the left base. Incidental large hiatus hernia with proximal stomach lying in the thorax.