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Embolism

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An embolism is the lodging of an embolus, a blockage-causing piece of material, inside a blood vessel. The embolus may be a blood clot (thrombus), a fat ...

Symptoms and causes - Pulmonary embolism: Take measures to ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Pulmonary embolism symptoms can vary greatly, depending on how much of your lung is involved, the size of the clots, and whether you have ...

Pulmonary Embolism: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

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A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.

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 - Lung and Airway Disorders - Merck Manuals ...

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Doctors often diagnose pulmonary embolism by looking for blockage of a pulmonary artery using computed tomography (CT) angiography or lung scanning.

Pulmonary Embolism: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

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Jun 22, 2016 ... The pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism. Althoug The pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism. Although pulmonary embolism can arise ...

Pulmonary embolus: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Main symptoms of a pulmonary embolism include chest pain that may be any of the following: Under the breastbone or on one side; Sharp or stabbing; Burning, ...

Pulmonary Embolism-Topic Overview - WebMD

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

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 ...

Pulmonary Embolism. Symptoms of a pulmonary embolism | Patient

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A pulmonary embolism (embolus) is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition. It is due to a blockage in a blood vessel in the lungs. A pulmonary embolism ...

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

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If a clot forms in the blood, it can cause deep vein thrombosis. If it travels to the lung, it is a pulmonary embolism, and it can be fatal.

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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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Jul 13, 2016 ... A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that ...