Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
Case Report

Embolia pulmonar aguda extensa como complicação de COVID-19 oligossintomática: relato de caso

Extensive pulmonary embolism as complication of oligosymptomatic COVID-19: case report

Ailton Carvalho Barbosa Junior; Lívia Silva de Paula Faria; Larissa Freitas Peixoto Gloria; Graziella Viana da Silva; Paulo Henrique Ribeiro de Oliveira; Fabiano Vieira de Araujo; Felipe Eulalio Baldi Pessanha

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Resumo

Resumo: Apesar de a fisiopatologia da coagulopatia associada à doença do coronavírus 2019 (COVID‐19) não ser bem conhecida, a ocorrência de embolia pulmonar (EP) é frequentemente observada. No entanto, foram descritos na literatura poucos casos de pacientes que tiveram COVID-19 oligossintomática, sem nenhum fator de risco para tromboembolismo venoso (TEV) e que apresentaram EP aguda extensa. Relatamos um caso de paciente com COVID-19 oligossintomática, complicada por trombose venosa profunda e, posteriormente, EP aguda extensa, sugerindo que esses quadros devem ser considerados de forma sistemática mesmo em pacientes com COVID-19 oligossintomática e sem fatores de risco conhecidos para TEV.

Palavras-chave

COVID‐19, embolia pulmonar, trombose venosa profunda

Abstract

Although the pathophysiology of coagulopathy associated with the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is not well known, occurrence of pulmonary embolism (PE) is frequently observed. However, few cases have been described in the literature in which patients who had asymptomatic COVID-19, with no risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), presented extensive acute PE. We report the case of a patient with asymptomatic COVID-19, complicated by deep vein thrombosis and later by extensive acute PE, suggesting that these conditions should be systematically considered, even in asymptomatic COVID-19 patients with no known risk factors for VTE.

Keywords

covid‐19; pulmonary embolism; deep vein thrombosis.

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Submitted date:
04/16/2021

Accepted date:
07/08/2021

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