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What is Embolism?

Embolism is the obstruction of an artery typically by a clot of  blood or an air bubble.
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What is an embolism?

From our cousin, Wikipedia:    "In medicine, an embolism (plural embolisms) (Greek εμβολισμός) occurs when an object (the embolus, plural emboli) (Greek έμ (MORE)

What is a brain embolism?

embolus is a thrombus, or in simpler language, a small mass of  intravascular clot that may have formed in the blood vessels or  heart, which consequently broke of from the (MORE)
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What is a fat embolism?

A fat embolism is when fat enters the bloodstream and blocks a blood vessel causing loss of blood flow to an area of the body. This can lead to a stroke if it occurs in the ca (MORE)
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What is splenic embolization?

Splenic embolization. involves plugging or blocking the splenic artery to shrink the size of the spleen. The substances that are injected during this procedure include polyvin (MORE)
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What is an embolic phenomena?

Embolic phenomena causes discoloration of the skin from an embolus.  The embolus originates from an infected artery. It is a vascular  phenomenon.
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What is embolization?

Embolization. Material injected into the vessel blocks blood flow which helps control blood loss during or reduces the size of inoperable growths. A serious side effect, strok (MORE)