A Submassive Pulmonary Embolism Case with Wide Spread In-farcts Throughout Lungs Presented Atypically


  • Esat Çınar
  • Volkan Atmıș
  • Hande Selvi Öztorun
  • Tuğba Turgut
  • Ahmet Yalçın
  • Sevgi Aras
  • Murat Varlı

Received Date: 09.05.2016 Accepted Date: 10.08.2016 J Ankara Univ Fac Med 2016;69(2):125-128

Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is a clinical disorder which can end up with mortally in the elderly. PTE usu-ally presents with cardiopulmonary symptoms. Atypical presentations among elderly patients can delay PTE diagnosis causing serious complications. Here we present a 71 years old man who admitted with loss of appetite, weight loss and constipation and diagnosed with PTE without any pulmonary symptoms.

Keywords: Atipik Prezentasyon, Pulmoner Emboli, Yașlı