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12 Possible Causes for Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism, Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Pulmonary Infarction

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    PE should be distinguished from pulmonary infarction.[web.archive.org] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After five days of therapeutic heparin, the patient's clinical response was inadequate due to progressive pain and discoloration of bilateral lower extremities; therefore,[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    infarction).[merckmanuals.com] The European Cooperative Study Group for Pulmonary Embolism Effects of intravenous urokinase versus alteplase on total pulmonary resistance in acute massive pulmonary embolism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraplegia

    The authors present a case of delayed-onset spinal cord infarction after repeated tumor excision surgeries of the thoracic spine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She presented with generalized purplish net-like discoloration (livedo reticularis), which was more prominent in the lower extremities.[ekjm.org] A 49-year-old man had undergone a left nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, 2 pulmonary metastasectomies, and excision of a left sixth rib metastasis before referral to the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thrombosis

    The condition is often detected after complications such as myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, and stroke.[symptoma.com] The European Cooperative Study Group for Pulmonary Embolism Effects of intravenous urokinase versus alteplase on total pulmonary resistance in acute massive pulmonary embolism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Thromboembolism

    We report a case of PTE with pulmonary infarction presenting as right flank pain that resulted from the use of varenicline (the total score of adverse drug reaction probability[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Effects of intravenous urokinase versus alteplase on total pulmonary resistance in acute massive pulmonary embolism: a European multicenter double-blind trial.[books.google.de] Signs/Symptoms Nonspecific; pain, tenderness, swelling, discoloration (paleness or redness) in lower extremities.[strokecenter.org]

  • Varicose Veins

    These were myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism but no deaths.[doi.org] Severe venous reflux can result in skin discoloration, severe swelling, and lower extremity wounds that do not heal well.[health.ucsd.edu] Any vein can become weakened, but the most commonly affected areas are the lower extremities.[kentucky.com]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    In the few patients of this kind whom I have seen, pulmonary infarctions have been rather common.[kundoc.com] Lymphedema secondary to .... vena cava/iliofemoral thrombus, free-floating thrombus and massive pulmonary ...[xwelxqik.gq] PCD is the term used to describe lower-extremity DVT that causes limb ischemia, and is characterized by severe swelling and blue discoloration of the extremity.[ebmedicine.net]

  • Venous Thrombosis

    This increases the likelihood of the thrombus becoming lodged in these vessels, thus causing a potentially fatal pulmonary embolism, pulmonary infarction or chronic thromboembolic[symptoma.com] […] of the lower extremity Blanched appearance of the leg because of edema (relatively rare) Potential complications of DVT include the following: As many as 40% of patients[edu.lom.hr] Activase, the study drug, is a fibrinolytic drug that is indicated for use in acute myocardial infarction, acute ischemic stroke, and acute massive pulmonary embolism in adults[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Uterine Fibroid

    […] with cardiogenic shock or exacerbation of underlying heart failure Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary hypertension Low systemic vascular resistance Anaphylactic shock Antihypertensive[merck.com] Conclusion Immediate aggressive intervention is required for all cases of massive pulmonary embolism especially in the setting of comorbidities as massive uterine bleed and[pulsus.com] She had massive edema of the left lower extremity but no discoloration of either lower extremity. Marked tenderness over the left calf and medial thigh was evident.[mdmag.com]

  • May-Thurner Syndrome

    ), indicating pulmonary embolism and subsequent pulmonary infarction.[ajronline.org] , hypoxia, and death from acute decompensated right heart failure in those patients presented with massive pulmonary embolism.[intechopen.com] extremity swelling.”[emdocs.net]