Author | Yvonne Dunn, MD

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Arterial and Venous Thrombosis From a Patent Foramen Ovale (With Video)

September 10, 2009

A 59-year-old man presented with painful paraparesis of acute onset, severe low back pain, and shortness of breath. On initial examination, he had 0/5 strength and numbness in his lower extremities. The skin from below his umbilicus to his lower legs was pale.