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A rare Case of Pulmonary Embolism in a Mt. Kilimanjaro Recreational Hiker: A Case Report with Review of Literature.
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  • Doreen Eliah,
  • Gissela Nyakunga,
  • Adinan Sadiq,
  • Marieke Dekker,
  • Harold Mashauri,
  • Francis Sakita
Doreen Eliah
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
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Gissela Nyakunga
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
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Adinan Sadiq
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
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Marieke Dekker
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
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Harold Mashauri
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College

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Francis Sakita
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
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Abstract

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is one of the rarest complications of high altitude sickness. Case reports are increasingly rising with the difficult to notice among HAPE patients given their presentation similarities. A high index of suspicion based on clinical examination and investigations should prompt a clinician to include or exclude it.
16 Feb 2023Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
20 Feb 2023Submission Checks Completed
20 Feb 2023Assigned to Editor
22 Feb 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
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29 Mar 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
29 Mar 20231st Revision Received
03 Apr 2023Submission Checks Completed
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03 Apr 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
22 Jul 2023Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
24 Jul 20232nd Revision Received
26 Jul 2023Submission Checks Completed
26 Jul 2023Assigned to Editor
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