Heart 89:1362 doi:10.1136/heart.89.11.1362
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Case 2: Patent foramen ovale (PFO) and paradoxical embolism

  1. Roby D Rakhit
  1. Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

    A 36 year old woman ruptured her right Achilles tendon in a skiing accident. Previous medical history is unremarkable except for a history of migraine for many years. She is married with three children with no history of spontaneous miscarriage. She smokes 15 cigarettes a …