Nonthrombotic Pulmonary Artery Embolism: Imaging Findings and Review of the Literature.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Mar;208(3):505-516. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17326. Epub 2016 Nov 8.
Unal E1,2, Balci S3, Atceken Z4, Akpinar E1, Ariyurek OM1.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to emphasize the imaging findings encountered in the setting of nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism.
CONCLUSION: Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism refers to a spectrum of clinical and radiologic disorders caused by embolization of the pulmonary artery vasculature by various cell types, microorganism, and foreign bodies. Awareness of the imaging and clinical features of the nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism may facilitate prompt diagnosis.