Pulmonary Embolism risks
Pulmonary Embolism

  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A stroke (a "brain attack") is a medical emergency in which part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. This occurs when an artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes damaged and brain cells begin to die.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or a rupture of a blood vessel. Learn the signs of a stroke, and the importance of getting treatment q...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sixth nerve palsy is a disorder affecting the sixth nerve, which supplies the lateral rectus muscle.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A puerperal infection, or puerperal sepsis, is a condition that occurs when a new mom experiences an infection related to giving birth.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you drink. The most common cause of water loss from the body is excessive sweating. Headaches, dizziness, and decreased urination are symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A brain biopsy is a procedure used to remove a tumor or a piece of tissue from the brain so that it can be examined under a microscope to diagnose illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When injury or arthritis occurs, particularly osteoarthritis, your ability to bend and flex your knees can become restricted due to damage, inflammation and pain. Knee replacement surgery is a common solution that provides dramatic pain relief for...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Knee joint replacement is a procedure that replaces an injured or ailing knee with an artificial joint called a prosthesis. The prosthesis is made of metal alloys, plastics, and polymers. It simulates the function of a knee. Replacement knees can ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A bleeding disorder is a condition that affects the way your blood normally clots. When you get injured, your blood normally begins to clot to prevent a massive loss of blood. Sometimes the mechanism that causes the blood to clot fails, resulting ...
    Source:HLCMS
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