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Migrated thrombus extending from right atrium to left atrium through patent foramen ovale: Two case reports

Ozcan Orscelik, Emre Ertan Sahin, Emrah Yesil, Bugra Ozkan, Hakan Uyar, Dilek Cicek Yilmaz, Ismail Turkay Ozcan.


Venous thromboembolism is a common disease with conditions ranging from clinically asymptomatic deep vein thrombosis to fatal pulmonary embolism. Venous thromboembolism is the most important cause of paradoxical embolism and pulmonary embolism. In this case report we present a case of thrombus extending from the right atrium to the left atrium through patent foramen ovale.

Key words: Migrated thrombus, patent foramen ovale, thromboembolism

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