SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Vascular Disease II
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM) is associated with the activation of the coagulation system at the surface of the tumor emboli and manifests as subacute respiratory failure (RF) with progressive right ventricular (RV) failure and sudden death. We are presenting a case of PTTM developing in a patient with gastro-esophageal (GE) junction adenocarcinoma (AC).