A 45-year-old man presented with acute onset of claudication of the lower limbs and abdominal pain. Echocardiography of the heart was normal. Intra-aortic thrombi were considered to be the source of emboli producing arterial vascular occlusion, splenic infarction, and renal infarction.
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