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Descriptor English: Embolism, Fat
Descriptor Spanish: Embolia Grasa
Descriptor embolia grasa
Entry term(s) embolia grasosa
Scope note: Bloqueo de un vaso sanguíneo por depósitos grasos circulantes. Es frecuente observar este tipo de embolia tras fracturas de huesos largos o tras la administración de CORTICOSTEROIDES.
Descriptor Portuguese: Embolia Gordurosa
Descriptor French: Embolie graisseuse
Entry term(s): Embolisms, Fat
Fat Embolism
Fat Embolism Syndrome
Fat Embolisms
Tree number(s): C14.907.355.350.454
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004620
Scope note: Blocking of a blood vessel by fat deposits in the circulation. It is often seen after fractures of large bones or after administration of CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Annotation: do not confuse with EMBOLISM, CHOLESTEROL
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 4694
Unique ID: D004620
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/26
Embolism, Fat - Preferred
Concept UI M0007252
Scope note Blocking of a blood vessel by fat deposits in the circulation. It is often seen after fractures of large bones or after administration of CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Preferred term Embolism, Fat
Entry term(s) Embolisms, Fat
Fat Embolism
Fat Embolisms
Fat Embolism Syndrome - Narrower
Concept UI M000615106
Preferred term Fat Embolism Syndrome



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