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Case Report Acute Pulmonary Embolism Due to Free-floating Right Atrial Thrombus in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma: A Case Report
Youn Yi Jo, Yong Seon Choi, Sa Ra So, Shin Ok Koh

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2011.26.1.24
1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Gil Medical Center, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. yschoi@yuhs.ac
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Although venous thrombosis is one of the most frequent complications of malignant disease including multiple myeloma, massive pulmonary embolism is an uncommon complication. Free-floating intracardiac thrombus has been rarely reported as a cause of acute pulmonary embolism in patients with multiple myeloma. We report a case presenting acute pulmonary embolism due to free-floating right atrial thrombus in a patient with multiple myeloma.


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