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Embolism - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Overview - Pulmonary embolism: Take measures to lower your risk ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Pulmonary embolism is often caused by blood clots that travel to the lungs from the legs. Prevention is aimed at stopping clots from forming in ...

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  ...

Arterial Embolism: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

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Oct 24, 2016 ... An arterial embolism is a blood clot that has travelled through your arteries and become stuck. These clots generally affect the arms, legs, ...

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 | Deep Vein Thrombosis | 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-Topic Overview - WebMD

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

What Is Pulmonary Embolism? - NHLBI, NIH

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Jul 1, 2011 ... Pulmonary embolism (PULL-mun-ary EM-bo-lizm), or PE, is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The blockage usually is caused by a blood clot ...

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.