54-Year-Old Man With Shortness of Breath, Confusion, and Thrombocytopenia

November 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p1271
Academic Journal
The article presents the medical case of a 54-year-old man with shortness of breath, confusion, and thrombocytopenia. The patient's physical examination revealed the temperature at 36.8 Centigrade, a blood pressure of 130/70 mm Hg, and a heart rate of 80 beats per minute. Based on the laboratory results, the patient had a high clinical spiral chest computed topography (CT) along with multiple bilateral pulmonary emboli and billateral hilar and sub-carinal adenopathy.


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