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Embolism

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An embolism is the lodging of an embolus, which may be a blood clot, fat globule, gas bubble or foreign material, in the bloodstream. This can cause a blockage ...

Pulmonary embolism: Take measures to lower your risk Causes ...

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Pulmonary embolism occurs when a clump of material, most often a blood clot, gets wedged into an artery in your lungs. These blood clots most commonly ...

Embolism - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis ...

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pulmonary embolism: An embolus, usually formed in the leg (sometimes known as a deep vein thrombosis or DVT), lodges in one of the arteries of the lungs.

Pulmonary Embolism: MedlinePlus

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A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called deep vein thrombosis. Learn more.

Pulmonary Embolism: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

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The pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism. Althoug The pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism. Although pulmonary embolism can arise from anywhere in  ...

Pulmonary Embolism | Society for Vascular Surgery

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If you have had pulmonary embolism once, you are more likely to have it again. Your vascular surgeon will recommend ways to prevent pulmonary embolisms in  ...

Embolism - NHS Choices

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Introduction. An embolism is a condition where the blood flow in an artery is blocked by a foreign body, such as a blood clot or an air bubble. To function properly ...

Pulmonary Embolism Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Pulmonary ...

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Feb 17, 2016 ... Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms. ... But certain symptoms may indicate that a pulmonary embolism has occurred. The following signs and ...

Pulmonary Embolism: Symptoms, Signs, Causes & Treatment

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Feb 17, 2016 ... A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot in the lung. Symptoms of PE include chest pain, anxiety, cough, sweating, shortness of breath, and ...

Pulmonary Embolism Directory: Find News, Features, and Pictures ...

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A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in an artery in the lung. It is usually due to a blood clot that has traveled to the lung from another part of the body, usually ...

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Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism - Medical News ...

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Pulmonary embolism (PE) is often associated with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In PE, blood clots from DVT break off from vein walls and travel through the heart  ...

Pulmonary Embolism: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

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Sep 29, 2015 ... A pulmonary embolism can damage part of the lung due to restricted blood flow, decrease oxygen levels in the blood, and damage other ...

What Causes Pulmonary Embolism? - NHLBI, NIH

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Jul 1, 2011 ... The animation below shows how a blood clot from a deep vein in the leg can travel to the lungs, causing pulmonary embolism. Click the "start" ...