Pulmonary embolism

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Our Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung) Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung)

Medical Definition of Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism: Sudden closure of a pulmonary artery or one of its branches, caused by a blood-borne clot or foreign material that plugs the vessel.


Quick GuideDVT in Pictures: Symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis, Beyond Leg Pain and More

DVT in Pictures: Symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis, Beyond Leg Pain and More

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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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