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Why Could A Broken Femur Cause A Pulmonary Embolism
Usually a blood clot that migrates from one area of the body to another. Most commonly a clot from a leg vein to the lung . It can also pertain to a clot, or atheromatous material that moves from one segment to another, such as cholesterol material in a carotid lesion moving into the ...Read more
No: there is no clinical evidence that I know of. ...Read more
My bottom lip keeps feeling cold \u0026 numb \u0026 this is starting to worry me as i hav been diagnosed with a saddle pulmonary embolism wot could cause this numbness & cold feeling in my lip?
Numb lip: There are multiple possibilities for the symptoms. Should discuss with the drs. Who know you and your status. It may be quite minor but with the saddle embolus history, caution is a good idea. ...Read more
Could a very large saddle pulmonary embolism cause permanent lung damages a i'm still quite breathless after nearly 3 months of bein diagnosed?
Embolism: Saddle embolism can be fatal, if there was a lot of damages done to lung symptoms may persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Phlebitis: Pulmonary embolism is the complication of inflammation and blood clots forming in veins (phlebitis) and then traveling in the venous system to the heart. The right side of the heart pumps these clots into the pulmonary arteries causing the syndrome of pulmonary embolism. Usually the clots form in the legs or pelvic veins, but can form in the arms as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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