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Dr. Jason Black
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blood clot: A thrombus is a blood clot, generally one that forms within a blood vessel or inside the heart.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pulmonary embolism: A deep vein thrombus can lead to a pulmonary embolus (blood clot in lung). This can be life threatening.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A blood clot: Generally speaking the presence of a platelet and coagulation protein production within the blood vessel space. So a thombus can lead to a serious me ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Genetic and others: There are several inherited factors that, if positive, can increase risk of clotting. There are factors that can be increased due infection or other ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Atheroma: May rupture and result in thrombus formation.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
See: Stroke.Org.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
HIT syndrome: Heparin is used to prevent thrombus formation. In a small number of people, heparin binds to a platelet antigen, factor 4, and results in antibody for ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Embolus is a piece: Of thrombus that travels.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See below: It means there is a dilatation of the middle cerebral artery and the dilated area has a blood clot associated with it.
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