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Life Threatening? No
Write-up: On 4/15/2021 patient presented with chest pain and left lower extremity pain, which started about 2 days prior to admission. CTA showed large volume multifocal bilateral pulmonary emboli throughout numerous right lower lobe, right middle lobe, right upper lobe, left upper lobe, and left lower lobe segmental branches. Left lower extremity venous ultrasound showed no evidence of deep or superficial vein thrombosis; the right lower extremity was not scanned. Patient denies personal or family history of VTE. She states that she does not smoke and has no history of smoking. Patient was treated with apixaban 10 mg po BID x7 d followed by 5 mg po BID. Platelets were 295 on admission.
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