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Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine:
doi: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e328335cfc7
Case reports

Intracardiac entrapped and pulmonary embolism developing during oral contraceptive therapy in a young woman

Erkut, Bilgehana; Ates, Azmanb; Arslan, Sakirc

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Abstract

We report a case of biatrial thrombus entrapped in a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in a 39-year-old woman under oral contraceptive therapy who was admitted to our hospital with multiple pulmonary embolism without paradoxical embolism. We present this case because of the relatively unusual thromboembolic disease.

© 2010 Italian Federation of Cardiology

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