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  • trauma
  • Conclusions-High-intensity lesions in the brain on diffusion-weighted images may serve as an early-appearing and more sensitive indicator of the diagnosis of fat embolism in the clinical context of long bone injury without head trauma. (semanticscholar.org)
  • clot
  • Classically, a person develops a pulmonary embolism when he or she has risk factors for the problem - including pregnancy, use of oral contraceptives, clotting problems and obesity - and then remains sedentary for a period of time, allowing blood to stagnate in the leg and form a clot. (latimes.com)
  • Pulmonary embolism happens when one or more of your arteries in your lungs gets blocked by a blood clot, fat or tumour. (lung.ca)
  • Symptoms
  • Play media Symptoms of pulmonary embolism are typically sudden in onset and may include one or many of the following: dyspnea (shortness of breath), tachypnea (rapid breathing), chest pain of a "pleuritic" nature (worsened by breathing), cough and hemoptysis (coughing up blood). (wikipedia.org)
  • They are often caused by physical trauma such as fracture of soft tissue trauma, and burns.Fat embolism syndrome is distinct from the presence of fat emboli, symptoms usually occur 1-3 days after a traumatic injury and are predominantly pulmonary (shortness of breath, hypoxemia), neurological (agitation, delirium, or coma), dermatological (petechial rash), and haematological (anaemia, low platelets). (wikipedia.org)
  • Liturgy
  • The embolism in Christian liturgy (from Greek ἐμβολισμός, an interpolation) is a short prayer said or sung after the Lord's Prayer. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the Liturgy of St. James the English translation of the embolism is as follows: Lord, lead us not into temptation, Lord of Hosts! (wikipedia.org)
  • bubble
  • or it may be an air bubble (called an air embolism) or a bubble of some other gas-e.g., nitrogen in decompression sickness . (britannica.com)
  • Interventions to remove or mitigate the embolism may include procedures to reduce bubble size, or withdrawal of air from the right atrium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes
  • Embolism to the legs causes a mottled appearance and purple discoloration of the toes, small infarcts and areas of gangrene due to tissue death that usually appear black, and areas of the skin that assume a marbled pattern known as livedo reticularis. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Speaking of the Roman Rite embolism in its then-current form, the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia said: The Roman Church connects with it a petition for peace in which she inserts the names of the Mother of God, Sts. (wikipedia.org)
  • vein
  • Most pulmonary embolisms are caused from clots originating in the lower extremities (deep vein thrombosis), and many resolve on their own. (lung.ca)