Trousseau's syndrome associated with tissue factor produced by pulmonary adenocarcinoma

Sato, T.; Tsujino, I.; Ikeda, D.; Ieko, M.; Nishimura, M.
November 2006
Thorax;Nov2006, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p1009
Academic Journal
The article presents the case history of a patient with Trousseau's syndrome. The case associates the tissue factor coming from lung cancer as the cause of recurrent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary thromboembolism (PE). In April 2002, a man was diagnosed with DVT and PE after the symptoms of dry cough and dull pain in his right leg. The patient has the history of cigarette smoking and inhalation of toxic substances.


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