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Right ventricular acute infarct associated with massive acute arterial pulmonary thrombosis without coronary obliteration. An autopsy study

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Author(s): Marcial García Rojo

Journal: Revista Electrónica de la Autopsia
ISSN 1699-2334

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 35;
Date: 2003;
Original page

Keywords: arterial pulmonary | thrombosis | infarction | pathology

ABSTRACT
Isolated right ventricular infarction associated with normal coronary arteries has been described infrequently. Only rarely, pure right ventricular infarction secondary to massive pulmonary embolism, without right ventricular hypertrophy has been described. We describe an autopsy case of a 75 years old man with these pathology findings.
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