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Whats the difference between thrombus and embolus ?
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Clots
An embolus can be a blood clot but it is referred to any object ( clot, plaque or foreingn object ie coil) that breaks off and is taken down stream in the circulation.

In brief: Clots
An embolus can be a blood clot but it is referred to any object ( clot, plaque or foreingn object ie coil) that breaks off and is taken down stream in the circulation.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Embolus is a piece
Of thrombus that travels.

In brief: Embolus is a piece
Of thrombus that travels.
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