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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 ...

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: Take measures to lower your risk - Mayo Clinic

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Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs . In most cases, pulmonary embolism is caused by blood clots that travel to the ...

Embolism - NHS Choices

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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.

Pulmonary Embolism: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

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Oct 9, 2015 ... The pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism. Althoug The pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism. Although pulmonary embolism can arise ...

Pulmonary Embolism (PE) - Pulmonary Disorders - Merck Manuals ...

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Pulmonary embolism is the occlusion of ≥ 1 pulmonary arteries by thrombi that originate elsewhere, typically in the large veins of the legs or pelvis. Risk factors ...

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" ...

Pulmonary Embolism-Topic Overview - WebMD

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Information on pulmonary embolism, the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung .

Pulmonary Embolism Clinical Presentation: History, Physical ...

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The challenge in dealing with pulmonary embolism is that patients rarely display the classic presentation of this problem, that is, the abrupt onset of pleuritic ...

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

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Feb 17, 2016 ... Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms. ... Like Us · Follow Us · home > heart health center > heart health a-z list > pulmonary embolism article ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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.