In this paper we present a young female patient who was admitted to the emergency unit with sudden chest pain, palpitations, and shortness of breath followed by syncope, and was diagnosed with pulmonary thromboemboli (PTE) by multislice spiral computed tomography. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first case in the literature of PTE accompanied by pulmonary thromboses with pulmonary venous thrombosis without surgery, trauma and malignancy.
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Published online: October 28, 2013
Accepted: September 24, 2013
Received in revised form: September 20, 2013
Received: July 27, 2013
☆This case was presented as oral poster in the 11th National Cardiovascular and Paediatric Cardiology Congress, 1–5 May 2012, İzmir, Turkey.
© 2013 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.