Case Report

Serious signs and risk points in thrombophilic acute pulmonary embolism carry the fatality

Yasser Mohammed Hassanain Elsayed
Critical Care Unit, Fraskour Central Hospital, Damietta Health Affairs, Egyptian Ministry of Health (MOH), Damietta, Egypt

Worldwide Medicine 2019; 1(9): 298-302 | DOI: 10.5455/ww.75448      PDF


Rationale: Pulmonary embolism is one of the most common serious complications in clinical medicine. It is prompt recalling an early diagnosis and treatment to prevent mortality. Pulmonary embolism is a blockage of pulmonary vasculature by a substance that has moved from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream. Patient concerns: An 88-year-old married, worker, Egyptian male patient presented in the emergency department with acute pulmonary embolism showed numerous serial serious signs and risk points. Diagnosis: Acute pulmonary embolism associated with serious signs and risk points. Interventions: Electrocardiographic, Oxygenation, and anticoagulants. Outcomes: Worse outcome had happened. Lessons: Unfortunately, the case showed serial serious signs in acute pulmonary embolism that carry a high risk of fatality ending with death. It is more important for both teaching and preventive purposes. Clinical, electrocardiographic, laboratory and radiological data often carry a wide collective significant prognostic value regards acute pulmonary embolism.

Keywords: Serious signs, risk points, acute pulmonary embolism, thrombophilia, fatality.