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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 ...

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: 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.

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-Topic Overview - WebMD

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

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 ...

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 (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 ...

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 ...

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Pulmonary Embolism ...

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Jun 19, 2015 ... So how does a pulmonary embolism happen, and what can you do to protect yourself? These 10 questions can get the conversation going ...

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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.

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: 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 ...