J. H. MEANS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; T. B. MALLORY, M.D.
The following case, because of the apparent rarity of one of the lesions found, total thrombotic occlusion of a main branch of the pulmonary artery, and the interest of its physiological connotations, is considered worth reporting.
The existing literature contains but few cases of such occlusion of a main branch, although multiple thromboses of the smaller arteries appear fairly common. A case of that sort has recently been reported by Frothingham.1 A monographic article by Posselt2 in 1909 reviews thoroughly all types of pulmonary artery disease, and may be considered to cover the literature up to that time. He was
MEANS JH, MALLORY TB. Total Occlusion of the Right Branch of the Pulmonary Artery By An Organized Thrombus12. Ann Intern Med. ;5:417–427. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-4-417
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(4):417-427.
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