Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism
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Diagnosis: central pulmonary embolism.

Description: Parts of a layered thrombus project from the right pulmonary artery.

Additional findings: Thrombus within the right atrial auricle. No deep vein thrombosis in the legs.

Clinical findings: 96-year-old female patient, decompensated congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation with tachycardia, mitral and aortic regurgitation. Chronic renal failure. Hypothyroidism. Chronic venous insufficiency. Cause of death?

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