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Pediatric pulmonary artery thromboembolism: an illustrative case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8859919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Correct and early diagnosis, along with appropriate therapy, should limit mortality. In the pediatric population, signs and symptoms may be subtle. PE should be on the differential diagnosis in patients that present with dyspnea in association with significant risk factors, chest pain, or hemoptysis. PE may be missed if a high index of suspicion is not maintained. In a patient with a PE, an appropriate hypercoagulable workup (Table 1) needs to be considered prior to initiation of anticoagulation therapy. This case highlights the need for further awareness.
R E Goldsby; A J Saulys; J G Helton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0749-5161     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-09     Completed Date:  1997-04-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Oakland, CA 94609, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnostic Errors
Fatal Outcome
Pulmonary Artery
Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis*,  therapy

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