Disease Information for Embolism

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Limb ischemia
Leg claudication
Leg Pain with Exercise
Painful/muscle nodules/legs
Hemianesthesia
Hemisensory defects
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Endocarditis
Recent Event
Recent/Myocardial infarction
Established Disease Population
Patient/Bacterial endocarditis
Patient/Angina
Patient/Atrial fibrillation
Patient/Cardiomyopathy
Patient/Mitral valve prolapse
Patient/Prosthetic heart valves
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-cardiolipin (Lab)
D Dimer Levels (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arterial Occlusion
Brachial/axillary artery occlusion
CVA Vascular disorders causes
Peripheral gangrene
Gangrene extremities
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Arterial Occlusion
Process
PROCESS/Arteriosclerosis/vascular/venous (category)
PROCESS/Embolism disorder (ex).
PROCESS/Ischemic process (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticoagulants
RX/Heparin
SX/Vascular surgery
Definition

Blocking of a blood vessel by a blood clot or foreign matter that has been transported from a distant site by the blood stream.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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