SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Venous Thromboembolic Disease
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary infarction is an infrequent complication of pulmonary embolism due to the dual blood supply of the lung. We describe a rare case of acute pulmonary embolism with pulmonary infarction leading to cavitation and subsequent abscess formation requiring left lower lobe resection.