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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 169-170

Pulmonary tumor thromboembolism: A case report and review of literature

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

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Vinod Aiyappan
45 Sandy Lane South Wootton, Norfolk PE30 3NY Kings Lynn
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.36553

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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.

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