A friend of mind passed away due to pulmonary embolism

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Q: A friend of mind passed away due to pulmonary embolism. A few years prior to his death he was diagnose with gout. Could he have been misdiagnosed, and the swelling in his leg was really from dvt and not guot, and can a person live years with dvt and not know it?

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