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A Pulmonary Embolism is a sudden blockage of an artery in the lungs. It is caused by a blood clot (embolus) that travels from other parts of the body (such as the leg) into the lungs. If not removed or dissolved, a pulmonary embolus can cause lung damage or death.
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