Description: This medical exhibit depicts the mechanism of a fatal pulmonary embolism. The exhibit includes a depiction of the the initial formation of the embolus in the leg. The pathway to the lungs is mapped in an anterior view of female figure. An image included of the heart and lungs with the embolus lodged in a vessel. The areas of necrosis due to insufficient blood supply are depicted and labelled.
Last Updated: Apr 30th, 2015
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