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Doctor Medicine almost 4 years ago
pulmonary embolism

pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung due to restricted blood flow, decrease oxygen levels in the blood, and affect other organs as well. Large or multiple blood clots can be fatal.

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almost 4 years ago

Doesn't this occur because of deep vein thrombosis ?

over 1 year ago

Yes it does due to DVT

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