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Ahangar H, Pournaghshband H, Paydari H, Niksirat A. Syncope; the Initial Manifestation of Pulmonary Embolism: A Case Report. J Adv Med Biomed Res. 2018; 26 (119) :48-51
URL: http://zums.ac.ir/journal/article-1-4784-en.html
1- Dept. of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
2- Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Dept. of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , ali.niksirat@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (2531 Views)
Syncope is the state of lack of consciousness and temporal loss of postural tone. Syncope might be in association with a variety of benign and life-threatening conditions. Pulmonary embolism (PE) has been shown to be associated with syncope in 13-30 percent of cases. This article presents a novel case report of PE whom syncope was his only manifestation.
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Clinical medicine
Received: 2017/08/22 | Accepted: 2018/06/11 | Published: 2019/08/18

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