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MonserratSmith
10-25-2013, 01:05 PM
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common and often fatal disease and an obstruction of a blood vessel in the lungs,usually due to a blood clot, which blocks a coronary artery. Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in an artery in the lung. It is usually due to a blood clot that has traveled to the lung from another part of the body, usually the leg.
It may be the cause of cancer.