Vascular

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.

The Clinical Picture

Fournier gangrene

The patient died of rapidly progressive necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum 2 hours after hospital admission.

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