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According to a post-mortem report posted in the Coroner's website, Feldstein, 40, suffered from a condition detailed as pulmonary thromboembolism and deep leg vein thrombosis, another type of blood clot.
The data-collection modules are used on patients with a variety of diseases, from cancer and multiple sclerosis to Parkinson's disease and deep-vein thrombosis.
These clots, called venous thromboembolisms, include blockages known as DVTs (deep vein thrombosis), which typically start in the legs and can travel to the lungs, raising a person's odds for stroke.
The blood clot may start in an arm or leg, known as deep venous thrombosis, and detach and travel to the lungs, which can be deadly.
His laboratory work has had major implications for scientific understanding of thrombosis — the coagulation or clotting of the blood in a part of the circulatory system.
Beatrice was suffering from deep vein thrombosis, a condition that occurs when blood flowing through veins in the calf and thigh unexpectedly clots and obstructs the flow of blood to the rest of the body.
A private autopsy conducted for Holland’s family went further, linking the embolism to deep vein thrombosis, the likely result of a blood clot in the leg caused by long immobility.
That, in turn, can promote the formation of pulmonary embolisms (lung blood clots like Bilo’s) or deep vein thrombosis (leg clots).
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Origin and Etymology of thrombosis
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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Definition of thrombosis for English Language Learners
medical : a serious condition caused when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood in a blood vessel
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