Annals of Thoracic Medicine
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 169--170

Pulmonary tumor thromboembolism: A case report and review of literature


Vinod Aiyappan1, A Alwail2 
1 Specialist Registrar in Respiratory Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust, Kings Lynn, United Kingdom
2 Bassetlaw Hospital, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Correspondence Address:
Vinod Aiyappan
45 Sandy Lane South Wootton, Norfolk PE30 3NY Kings Lynn
United Kingdom

Pulmonary tumor thromoembolism is well described in literature especially in patients known to have cancer. We are presenting this report of a patient presenting with Acute Cor-pulmonale secondary to Occult Gastric carcinoma causing pulmonary tumor embolism. This is an unusual presentation of occult neoplasm.


How to cite this article:
Aiyappan V, Alwail A. Pulmonary tumor thromboembolism: A case report and review of literature.Ann Thorac Med 2007;2:169-170


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Aiyappan V, Alwail A. Pulmonary tumor thromboembolism: A case report and review of literature. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2022 May 23 ];2:169-170
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