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Learning from errors
A diagnostic dilemma of syncope: a patient with chronic pulmonary embolism
  1. Yejing Zhang1,
  2. Yuntao Zhang2,
  3. Jianli Zhang3
  1. 1
    Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, HangZhou, 310003, China
  2. 2
    Intensive Care Unit, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China
  3. 3
    Respiratory Department, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China
  1. Yejing Zhang, zyjing68{at}yahoo.com.cn

Summary

In the present report, the case of a 60-year-old man who presented with syncope secondary to chronic thromboemboli of the main pulmonary arteries and pulmonary arterioles is described.

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  • Competing interests: none.

  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication.

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