McConnell Sign in a Patient with Massive Acute Pulmonary Emb
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Introduction
The severity of right ventricular dysfunction demonstrated by echocardiogram varies widely in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. We present a case of massive bilateral acute pulmonary embolism where an echocardiographic sign was demonstrated.

Case History
A 48-year-old African American woman was admitted an hour after experiencing a brief syncopal episode at her home. This episode was associated with profuse sweating and lightheadedness. According to the patient's daughter, no seizure-like activity was seen. Patient did not have past medical history of such episodes, seizures, stroke, venous thromboembolic disease, or myocardial infarction. Three weeks ago, she was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a right arm humerus bone fracture and as a result her physical activities were limited since accident.....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4008391/
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