Clinical features of patients delayed diagnosed of pulmonary embolism
Received:March 19, 2019  Revised:April 22, 2019
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Key words:Pulmonary embolism; diverse clinical manifestations;delayed diagnosis
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Kong Ying-Ying 航天中心医院呼吸内科 
LAN Xue-Li 航天中心医院呼吸科 
CHEN Ji-Chao 航天中心医院呼吸科 
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      Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a relatively common and potentially life-threatening disease. It is often misdiagnosed, or the diagnosis is delayed because of its diverse clinical manifestations, it may even remain asymptomatic until sudden death. Early diagnosis can greatly reduce the morbidity and mortality of this disease. Thus, we reviewed clinical features of patients delayed diagnosed to raise the awareness of pulmonary embolism in atypical patients.