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.

Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)128-130
Number of pages3
JournalRadiologia Brasileira
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014



  • Bullet embolism
  • Computed tomography
  • Pulmonary arteriography
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Yamanari, M. G. I., Mansur, M. C. D., Kay, F. U., Silverio, P. R. B., Jayanthi, S. K., & Funari, M. B. D. G. (2014). Embolia pulmonar por projétil de arma de fogo: Relato de caso. Radiologia Brasileira, 47(2), 128-130. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0100-39842014000200018