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Pulmonary Embolism owing to Iron Deficiency Anemia: A Case Report
  • Faria Tazin,
  • Harendra Kumar,
  • Shreeya Desai
Faria Tazin
Comilla Medical College

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Harendra Kumar
Dow University of Health Sciences
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Shreeya Desai
Larkin Community Hospital Graduate Medical Education
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The diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with iron deficiency anemia is rare and underappreciated. In this case study, a 29-year-old presented with pleuritic chest pain. She was subsequently diagnosed with PE, due to IDA, which is attributed to heavy menstrual bleeding