Case Report

A case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis complicated by Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Wang Jie*, Jiawen Wang, Changwu Wan, Yuanhe Wang, Mingjie Li and Le Chen

Published: 14 March, 2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 004-006

We report a case of pulmonary embolism complicated with pulmonary tuberculosis. A 48-year-old woman suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis more than 6 years without formal treatment. Recently, she went to hospital because of “chest tightness and dyspnea”, and died in the process of admission to hospital. Pulmonary embolism was found by autopsy and histological examination. We analyzed the relationship between pulmonary tuberculosis and pulmonary thromboembolism and the problems we should pay attention to in forensic pathology.

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Pulmonary tuberculosis; Pulmonary artery; Thromboembolism


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