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Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs. See detailed information below for a list of 28 causes of Pulmonary embolism, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of Pulmonary embolism as a symptom include:
Embolism in the pulmonary artery or one of its branches.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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The following list of conditions have 'Pulmonary embolism' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pulmonary embolism based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Pulmonary embolism:
Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Pulmonary embolism:
Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Injury, Leg vein blood clot, Pelvic vein blood clot, Surgery, Leg injury, Childbirth (874 causes), Bone fractures (149 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes)
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