35-Year-Old Woman With Recurrent Palpitations

August 2011
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2011, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p801
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 35-year-old woman diagnosed with recurrent palpitations. The acute pulmonary embolism (PE) of the patient serves as a common and fatal disease. It notes that the patient's venous thromboembolism (VTE) can be classified as inherited or classified risk factors. It points out that the preferred oral contraceptive (OC) pill for the patient would be norethindrone without ethinyl estradiol.


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