Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a lung condition that occurs when one of the arteries inside your lungs is blocked. PE can be a result of many different risk factors, including clotting disorders, genetics, and an unhealthy lifestyle. The use of certain medical devices, such as IVC filters, may also cause this condition.
PE is a medical emergency that may ultimately result in death if not diagnosed promptly. Doctors can learn about PE in a variety of tests, including:
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