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Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism.
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PMID:  22268205     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
Alla Khashper; Federico Discepola; John Kosiuk; Salah-Dine Qanadli; Benoît Mesurolle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  198     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-23     Completed Date:  2012-04-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W152-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, McGill University Health Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Ave W, Montreal, PQ, H3H 1A1, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography / methods*
Diagnosis, Differential
Pulmonary Embolism / etiology*,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
Comment In:
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Aug;199(2):W256   [PMID:  22826430 ]

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