CT Diagnosis of Paradoxical Embolism via a Patent Foramen Ovale in a Patient with a Pulmonary Embolism and Prominent Eustachian Valve
JournalJournal of the Korean Society of Radiology
PublisherKorean Radiological Society
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AbstractWhile there is a high prevalence of patent foramen ovale in adults, paradoxical embolism via a patent foramen ovale is rare. Previous echocardiographic studies indicated that paradoxical embolism might only occur in patients with high-risk features of patent foramen ovale (i.e., large defect size, presence of a Eustachian valve, and high right atrial pressure). Here, we present a case of patent foramen ovale with high-risk CT features for paradoxical embolism. © 2021 Korean Radiological Society. All rights reserved.
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