Embolia pulmonar por projétil de arma de fogo: Relato de caso

Translated title of the contribution: Bullet embolism of pulmonary artery: A case report

Mauricio Gustavo Ieiri Yamanari, Maria Clara Dias Mansur, Fernando Uliana Kay, Paulo Rogerio Barboza Silverio, Shri Krishna Jayanthi, Marcelo Buarque de Gusmão Funari

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The authors report the case of a patient victim of gunshots, with a very rare complication: venous bullet embolism from the left external iliac vein to the lingular segment of the left pulmonary artery. Diagnosis is made with whole-body radiography or computed tomography. Digital angiography is reserved for supplementary diagnosis or to be used as a therapeutic procedure.

Translated title of the contributionBullet embolism of pulmonary artery: A case report
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)128-130
Number of pages3
JournalRadiologia Brasileira
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2014


  • Bullet embolism
  • Computed tomography
  • Pulmonary arteriography
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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