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Embolism: Introduction

Embolism: Blockage of an artery or blood vessel. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Embolism is available below.

Symptoms of Embolism

Treatments for Embolism

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Embolism?

Embolism: Deaths

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Types of Embolism

Embolism: Complications

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Causes of Embolism

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Disease Topics Related To Embolism

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Embolism: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Embolism

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, more »

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can more »

Embolism: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Embolism

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Embolism, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Embolism: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Embolism

Embolism: Animations

Research about Embolism

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Clinical Trials for Embolism

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Embolism

Embolism: Broader Related Topics

Embolism Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Embolism:

Blocking of a blood vessel by a blood clot or foreign matter that has been transported from a distant site by the blood stream. - (Source - Diseases Database)

An insertion into a calendar - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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