Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism with Chemotherapy in a Case of Newly Diagnosed Osteosarcoma.

Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism with Chemotherapy in a Case of Newly Diagnosed Osteosarcoma. J Assoc Physicians India. 2019 Apr;67(4):76-78 Authors: Mian A, Singal AK, Bakhshi S, Sood R, Vikram NK, Ray A Abstract A 21-year old female, recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma of right humerus, presented to the emergency with history of fever, productive cough, chest pain and progressive respiratory distress for six days. Initial investigations suggested pneumonia but she did not respond to parenteral antibiotics. CT pulmonary angiogram revealed bilateral pulmonary artery embolism. Thrombolysis was performed using alteplase, which failed to improve the clinical condition. In view of underlying malignancy, a possibility of tumour-embolism was considered and she was started on chemotherapy for osteosarcoma. There was dramatic improvement in her respiratory symptoms after the first chemotherapy cycle, along with radiological resolution of the embolism. This case highlights the importance of suspecting tumour embolism in a known case of malignancy with respiratory distress. PMID: 31299847 [PubMed - in process]
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