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Fat Embolism and Fat Embolism Syndrome

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Description: Mr Gurd Shergill and Mr Harish Parmar Archive copy from fractures.com
Fat embolism and the associated fat embolism syndrome is a serious and potentially life threatening complication of long bone trauma, blunt trauma and intramedullary manipulation. However, some seemingly unrelated conditions have also resulting in fat embolism, such as diabetes, burns, severe infections, sickle cell anaemia, cardio pulmonary by pass, SLE and pancreatitis.

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Author/Contact: Shergill & Parmar
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Jul 11 2005
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