Desquamative interstitial pneumonia masquerading as acute life-threatening pulmonary embolism

Mehrdad M. Behnia, Oscar Cummings

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The authors report the case of a 44-year-old man with clinical and echocardiographic features of massive pulmonary embolism. However, a pulmonary angiogram did not reveal any large embolus. Desquamative interstitial pneumonia and bronchopneumonia were found at autopsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)199-201
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Critical Care
Volume13
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Bronchopneumonia
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Embolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Autopsy
Angiography
Lung

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Desquamative interstitial pneumonia masquerading as acute life-threatening pulmonary embolism. / Behnia, Mehrdad M.; Cummings, Oscar.

In: American Journal of Critical Care, Vol. 13, No. 3, 05.2004, p. 199-201.

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