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Please tell me, could a dangerous blood clot form from broken hand?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Extremely rare

Blood clots of concern are venous with risk of migrating to the lungs causing a pulmonary embolus.
These typically arise from the lower extremities. Thrombosis of arteries supplying the hand can cause ischemic tissue necrosis but rarely ever occur with a hand fracture.

In brief: Extremely rare

Blood clots of concern are venous with risk of migrating to the lungs causing a pulmonary embolus.
These typically arise from the lower extremities. Thrombosis of arteries supplying the hand can cause ischemic tissue necrosis but rarely ever occur with a hand fracture.
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