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Her symptoms seemed to suggest a possible blood clot but with an IVC filter in place, the likelihood of her having a dangerous pulmonary embolus, or blockage, was quite low.
Mueller, William — March 2, 1928: Mueller, a motor policeman, died of an embolus while investigating a hit-and-run accident.
The possibility of pulmonary emboli derailing an NBA player's career is not far-fetched.
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