A 45-year-old female asked:
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Have bilateral pe but not sure what has caused it. I do not have the normal markers. Dvts were not found. My pulmonary hypertension was mild to mod.

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Several: Clots can form in heart, arms, pelvis and legs. Must be sure that there were clots in lungs. Work up needs to look for coagulopathic situations. Important to solve, and prevent.
Answered on Oct 7, 2013

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