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Annals of Geriatric Education and Medical Sciences

Pulmonary embolism (PE) presenting as recurrent paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) in an elderly female: A case report

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Author Details: Ankita Kapse, Sourya Acharya

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2348-7240

Print ISSN : 2348-7348

Article First Page : 54

Article End Page : 55


Pulmonary embolism (PE) usually has multiple presentations. Arrhythmias as sole manifestation of PE is usually rare. In elderly population arrhythmias with PE are usually blamed on concomitant coronary artery disease (CAD). We present a case of a 75 year old lady who presented with recurrent PSVT and was subsequently diagnosed as PE.