Vascular

The Clinical Picture

Dabigatran-induced esophagitis

The tablets contain tartaric acid, and if they get stuck in the esophagus, the acid leaching out can damage the mucosa.

Symptoms to Diagnosis

Pulmonary infarction due to pulmonary embolism

A 76-year-old man is admitted with pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath 48 hours after undergoing surgery.

The Clinical Picture

When stroke runs in the family

CADASIL—Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy—is due to a mutation in NOTCH3.

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