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Write-up: Traveled from 3/3/07-3/10/07. On 3/6/07 had calf pain that traveled to the thigh. On 3/19/07, went to Medical Center ER for severe pain in lower back. Two large clots found in lung (pulmonary embolus). Admitted for heparin treatment for a few days. Discharged on Coumadin for 6 months. Has lingering pain in lower back and damage to the lung. Had started taking BCP''s for the first time in approx. Feb. 0f 2007. Had genetic testing done after the pulmonary embolus which showed that she has a prothrombin genetic mutation, elevated lipoprotein and hemocystine line. 05/21/2007 MR received form treating hospital. Initially presented to ED on 3/19/2007 with c/o Right back pain which was worse upon lying down, as well as pain in chest which was worse with deep breathing. The pain radiated to the Right shoulder. Had been having some Right leg discomfort while traveling prior to ED visit PMH: Recent travel with 2 flights x 3hrs. On BCP. Admitted with the following DX: LBP, R Flank pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Infarct. Pulmonary Critical Care consult with DX; Pulmonary Embolism and Infarct. Pt. returned to ER on 3/25/07 with c/o calf pain since that morning. Still c/o SOB x 1 week. DX: Calf pain.
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