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Jerry McCauley, chief of nephrology at Thomas Jefferson University, said two relatively common kidney conditions can be diagnosed with imaging and treated with embolization: a vascular malformation or a benign mass called angiomyolipoma.
Two urologists who have no personal knowledge of Mrs. Trump’s condition said the most likely explanation for the embolization procedure is a type of noncancerous kidney tumor called an angiomyolipoma.
If your symptoms still flare up, your doctor might try methods like a myomectomy (removing the fibroid) or embolization to cut off the blood flow to these growths.
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.
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medical Definition of embolization
- pulmonary embolization
- embolization of a thrombus
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