This patient presents with signs suggestive of metastatic pancreatic cancer. One multisystemic sign of pancreatic cancer is hypercoagulability.
FA 2020 pg 351
Pancreatic islet cell tumors -- Glucagonoma PRESENTS WITH DVT tx: octreotide /surgical resection
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Don’t let them blind you with this patient’s misery. The issue of the day is that he has a DVT. That’s why he came to the ER in the first sentence and what the ultrasound shows at the end. Patients with cancer are hypercoagulable.