Disease Information for Paradoxical embolism

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Limb ischemia
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Stroke Syndrome Child
Stroke syndrome/signs
Acutely ill patient/signs
Amaurosis fugats/transient blindness-vision loss
Fleeting Blindness
Transient Blindness One Eye
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Central venous catheter/indwelling chronic
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arterial Occlusion
Cerebral embolism
Cerebral ischemia
Cerebral thrombosis
Cerebral vascular accident
CVA Vascular disorders causes
Embolism
Embolism, saddle, aorta
Embolism, systemic/arterial
Hemiplegia
Peripheral arterial embolism/extremity
Renal embolism
Renal infarction
Stroke /Young adult
Stroke Syndromes/Atypical causes
Stroke/Child
Cardioembolism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Arterial Occlusion
Pathophysiology/Cardiac embolic source
Process
PROCESS/Embolism disorder (ex).
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Vascular surgery
Definition

Blockage of a systemic artery by a thrombus originating in a systemic vein, which has passed through a defect that permits direct communication between the right and the left side of the heart, notably an open foramen ovale. It is also called crossed embolism. (Dorland, 28th ed)

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