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Are an embolus and embolism the same?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: Embolism
yes they are

In brief: Embolism
yes they are
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sorta
Embolus is the actual clot that has migrated.
Embolism is the process/condition that has resulted in an embolus somewhere in the body.

In brief: Sorta
Embolus is the actual clot that has migrated.
Embolism is the process/condition that has resulted in an embolus somewhere in the body.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Thank
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