• Users Online: 1012
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 94-96

Bilateral pulmonary embolism presenting as lung abscess in a tuberculosis patient: A rare presentation


Department of Respiratory Medicine, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Naveen Kuzhikkattil
Room No. 225, PG Hostel 2, New Medical College Hospital, Rangbari Road, Kota - 324 005, Rajasthan
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_5_19

Rights and Permissions

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening medical emergency associated with high mortality and morbidity which is likely to be missed if a high index of suspicion is not maintained. Classical triad of chest pain, dyspnea, and hemoptysis is seen only in a minority of cases. Both inherited and acquired conditions are involved in its etiology. A case of bilateral pulmonary embolism presenting as lung abscess in a 65-year-old female with active tuberculosis is being discussed here.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed19    
    Printed0    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded9    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal