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question about blood clots in lungs. do they have to come from dvt?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Pulmonary embolus could be clot , fat, air or foreign body. Clots is the most common and almost always comes from a DVT anywhere in the body but most commonly from lower extremities DVT , although in some cases of pe the physician may not be able to find the source.
Answered on May 14, 2016

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