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September 2009 Br J Cardiol 2009;16:246

Catastrophic paradoxical embolism

Rohit Tandon, Naveen Kumar, Naved Aslam, Naresh K Sood, Sanjeev Mahajan, Gurpreet S Wander, Bishav Mohan

Abstract

Discussion Figure 1. Trans-oesophageal echocardiograph showing a large multi-lobed echogenic mass attached to interatrial septum and protruding into all four cardiac chambers via patent foramen ovale The transit of a thrombus across a patent foramen ovale has been serendipitously documented on imaging studies in extremely rare instances.1-4 Nearly 40 cases of thrombus in transit diagnosed ante mortem using various imaging studies have been described in the literature and only one case documenting the serial passage of a thrombus across a patent foramen ovale in real time.1,3 Figure 2. Trans-oesophageal echocardiograph image showing the long v

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May 2004 Br J Cardiol 2004;11:239-41

Paradoxical embolism causing cerebral infarction in a young man with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia

Vijaya Lakshmi, Chinmoy K Maity

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