Pontine hemorrhagic infarction in nontraumatic fat embolism

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A 46-year-old man developed hemorrhage pontine infarction secondary to fat embolization 6 days after surgery to repair a perforated duodenal ulcer. This case report emphasizes the clinical risk factors for fat embolization in the nontraumatic setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1645-1647
Number of pages3
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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