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Arterial Embolism complications
Arterial Embolism

Complications could include:

  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects your brain's ability to use and understand language.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in your face. Learn how it can affect your ability to speak, swallow, and control your moods.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A clot blocks the blood flow to the heart (heart attack), and damages heart muscle. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, and a blue or grey tinge to the skin.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do their regular job. This can lead to kidney failure and even be life-threatening.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Septic shock is a complication of an infection. It can cause inflammation and could become life-threatening.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Gas gangrene is a life-threatening form of gangrene caused by a bacterial infection. Learn about gas gangrene symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • During a transient ischemic attack (TIA, mini stroke) blood stops flowing to the brain for a short period of time. TIA doesn't kill brain cells like a stroke does. TIA causes symptoms that mimic those of a stroke.
    Source:HLCMS
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