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Embolism, Fat
MeSH HeadingEmbolism, Fat
Tree NumberC14.907.355.350.454
Annotationdo not confuse with EMBOLISM, CHOLESTEROL
Scope NoteBlocking of a blood vessel by fat deposits in the circulation. It is often seen after fractures of large bones or after administration of CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Entry TermFat Embolism
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD004620


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cardiovascular Diseases [C14]
   Vascular Diseases [C14.907]
      Embolism and Thrombosis [C14.907.355]
         Embolism [C14.907.355.350]
Embolism, Air [C14.907.355.350.254]
Embolism, Amniotic Fluid [C14.907.355.350.354]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeEmbolism, Fat [C14.907.355.350.454]
Embolism, Cholesterol [C14.907.355.350.454.500]  +
Pulmonary Embolism [C14.907.355.350.700]  +

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