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Pulmonary embolus and cancer: an image

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Pulmonary embolism, main branches

Pulmonary embolism and cancer are a very well known association, but only a high index of suspicion will help to reach the diagnosis because very often this entity appears in the context of a progressive disease in a patient with several  symptoms such as dyspnea, fever, fatigue, making the diagnosis of Pulmonary embolus a difficult task.