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.
- Bullet embolism
- Computed tomography
- Pulmonary arteriography
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging