Pulmonary Embolism complications
Pulmonary Embolism

Complications could include:

  • Right-side heart failure occurs when the right ventricle can't properly pump blood to your lungs to collect oxygen. Excessive fatigue, shortness of breath and abdominal bloating are signs.
  • Cardiogenic shock is a rare condition in which the heart is so damaged that it is unable to supply sufficient blood to bodily organs. Sweating and cold extremities are potential signs of this condition.
  • Heart palpitation is the sensation that the heart has skipped a beat or added an extra beat, or it may feel as if your heart is racing, pounding, or fluttering.
  • Cor pulmonale causes the right ventricle to enlarge and pump blood less effectively than it should. Shortness of breath, chronic cough, and a blue tint to the mouth and fingernails are all symptoms.
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