Recent Examples of embolization from the Web
Fat embolization occurs when globules of fat break free from surrounding tissue and travel through the body, becoming lodged in blood vessels or the lungs and blocking the flow of blood or oxygen.
After further tests, doctors realized that her symptoms were caused by fat embolization.
The paper details doctors’ experience diagnosing and treating a patient who developed a rare but serious condition called fat embolization syndrome shortly after a routine nip and tuck.
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First Known Use of embolization
medical Definition of embolization
- pulmonary embolization
- embolization of a thrombus
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