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Lung embolism

Lung embolism: Introduction

Lung embolism: The obstruction of one of the pulmonary arteries by an embolus. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Lung embolism, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Lung embolism:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Lung embolism. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Lung embolism

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Lung embolism: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Lung embolism, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Lung embolism Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Lung embolism may include:

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Lung embolism: Animations

Medications or substances causing Lung embolism:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Lung embolism as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Lung embolism: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Lung embolism may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lung embolism

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Misdiagnosis and Lung embolism

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Lung embolism: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Lung embolism

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Lung embolism: Related Rare Diseases

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Lung embolism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Lung embolism

The list below shows some of the causes of Lung embolism mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Lung embolism?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lung embolism. Of the 18 causes of Lung embolism that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lung embolism:

The following list of conditions have 'Lung 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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Causes of Lung embolism Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Lung embolism based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Lung embolism:

    Medical Conditions associated with Lung 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 Lung embolism:

    Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Injury, Leg vein blood clot, Deep Vein Thrombosis (42 causes), Pelvic vein blood clot, Surgery, Leg injury, Childbirth (874 causes), Bone fractures (149 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lung embolism

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