Underdiagnosed Pulmonary Artery Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Rheumatic Heart Disease

Author(s): Lei Pu, Yingjie Zhang, Yaxiong Li, Yingnan Yang

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening acute cardiovascular disease and not easy to make an immediate diagnosis in clinical arena. A 46-year-old female with underdiagnosed pulmonary artery thrombus and pulmonary embolism in rheumatic heart disease, the patient’s presentation, diagnostic procedure and successful treatment are presented.

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