Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism.

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Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Feb;198(2):W152-9

Authors: Khashper A, Discepola F, Kosiuk J, Qanadli SD, Mesurolle B

Abstract
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this essay is to highlight the clinical features and imaging findings associated with different types of nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism. CONCLUSION: Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism is an infrequent condition with various causes that can be life-threatening pathologic conditions. The entity presents a diagnostic challenge because of the low specificity of clinical symptoms and imaging signs. Awareness of the imaging features of nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism facilitates correct diagnosis and leads to appropriate patient care.

PMID: 22268205 [PubMed - in process]

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