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Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/564662

Description: Amandeep Gupta, MB BS FRCA; Charles S. Reilly, MD FRCA Cont Edu Anaesth Crit Care & Pain. 2007;7(5):148-151
The term fat embolism indicates the often asymptomatic presence of fat globules in the lung parenchyma and peripheral circulation after long bone or other major trauma. The majority (95%) of cases occur after major trauma.

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