47 year old male with severe left calf pain

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History

A 47 year old businessman arrives in the emergency room. While on a 10 hour plane flight from Argentina he developed severe left calf pain. Upon deplaning he complained of severe chest pain, dizziness and sweating.

Test Results

Decreased arterial oxygenation. Eighty five percent decrease in oxygen saturation. Complete blood count is normal.



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