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Pulmonary fat embolism

MedGen UID:
573786
Concept ID:
C0340537
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: Fat embolism
SNOMED CT: Pulmonary fat embolism (233938002)
 
HPO: HP:0032008

Definition

The release of fat globules into the venous circulation, thereby blocking blood circulation to the lung. [from HPO]

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PubMed

Feng H, Wang J, Guo P, Xu J, Chen W, Zhang Y
Pain Physician 2016 Jul;19(5):E767-73. PMID: 27389120

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Etiology

Xu L, Tan X, Chen X, Du S, Yue X, Qiao D
Forensic Sci Int 2023 Apr;345:111619. Epub 2023 Feb 27 doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2023.111619. PMID: 36870177
Del Vecchio DA, Wall SJ Jr, Mendieta CG, Aslani AA, Hoyos AE, Mallucci PL, Whitaker IS
Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Dec 1;148(6):1270-1277. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000008599. PMID: 34847113
O'Neill RC, Hanson SE, Reece E, Winocour S
Aesthet Surg J 2021 May 18;41(Suppl 1):S25-S30. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjab092. PMID: 34002766
Chatzaraki V, Heimer J, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G, Schweitzer W
Int J Legal Med 2019 Nov;133(6):1879-1887. Epub 2019 Apr 10 doi: 10.1007/s00414-019-02055-8. PMID: 30972495
Eriksson EA, Rickey J, Leon SM, Minshall CT, Fakhry SM, Schandl CA
J Crit Care 2015 Feb;30(1):221.e1-5. Epub 2014 Sep 28 doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.09.008. PMID: 25306239

Diagnosis

Rudinská LI, Delongová P, Vaculová J, Ihnát P
Soud Lek 2023 Fall;68(3):33-36. PMID: 37805270
Cheng Q, Zhu Y, Deng K, Qin Z, Zhang J, Zhang J, Huang P, Wan C
Appl Spectrosc 2022 Mar;76(3):352-360. Epub 2022 Jan 12 doi: 10.1177/00037028211061430. PMID: 35020546
Dwivedi S, Kimmel LA, Kirk A, Varma D
Emerg Radiol 2022 Feb;29(1):41-47. Epub 2021 Aug 19 doi: 10.1007/s10140-021-01969-4. PMID: 34410546
Lever V, Erdini F, Ghimenton C, Novelli L, Brunelli M, Barbareschi M, Mazzoleni G, Vermiglio E, Mantovani A, Cima L, Valotto G, Eccher A
Am J Case Rep 2018 Jun 25;19:744-747. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.908561. PMID: 29937538Free PMC Article
Michel AS, Coolen J, Verschakelen J, De Wever W
JBR-BTR 2013 Sep-Oct;96(5):319. doi: 10.5334/jbr-btr.445. PMID: 24479302

Therapy

Rudinská LI, Delongová P, Vaculová J, Ihnát P
Soud Lek 2023 Fall;68(3):33-36. PMID: 37805270
Xu L, Tan X, Chen X, Du S, Yue X, Qiao D
Forensic Sci Int 2023 Apr;345:111619. Epub 2023 Feb 27 doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2023.111619. PMID: 36870177
Del Vecchio DA, Wall SJ Jr, Mendieta CG, Aslani AA, Hoyos AE, Mallucci PL, Whitaker IS
Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Dec 1;148(6):1270-1277. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000008599. PMID: 34847113
Lever V, Erdini F, Ghimenton C, Novelli L, Brunelli M, Barbareschi M, Mazzoleni G, Vermiglio E, Mantovani A, Cima L, Valotto G, Eccher A
Am J Case Rep 2018 Jun 25;19:744-747. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.908561. PMID: 29937538Free PMC Article
Michel AS, Coolen J, Verschakelen J, De Wever W
JBR-BTR 2013 Sep-Oct;96(5):319. doi: 10.5334/jbr-btr.445. PMID: 24479302

Prognosis

Del Vecchio DA, Wall SJ Jr, Mendieta CG, Aslani AA, Hoyos AE, Mallucci PL, Whitaker IS
Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Dec 1;148(6):1270-1277. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000008599. PMID: 34847113
Makino Y, Kojima M, Yoshida M, Motomura A, Inokuchi G, Chiba F, Torimitsu S, Hoshioka Y, Yamaguchi R, Saito N, Urabe S, Tsuneya S, Horikoshi T, Yajima D, Iwase H
Int J Legal Med 2020 Mar;134(2):669-678. Epub 2019 Aug 2 doi: 10.1007/s00414-019-02128-8. PMID: 31375910
Chatzaraki V, Heimer J, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G, Schweitzer W
Int J Legal Med 2019 Nov;133(6):1879-1887. Epub 2019 Apr 10 doi: 10.1007/s00414-019-02055-8. PMID: 30972495
Lever V, Erdini F, Ghimenton C, Novelli L, Brunelli M, Barbareschi M, Mazzoleni G, Vermiglio E, Mantovani A, Cima L, Valotto G, Eccher A
Am J Case Rep 2018 Jun 25;19:744-747. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.908561. PMID: 29937538Free PMC Article
Eriksson EA, Rickey J, Leon SM, Minshall CT, Fakhry SM, Schandl CA
J Crit Care 2015 Feb;30(1):221.e1-5. Epub 2014 Sep 28 doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.09.008. PMID: 25306239

Clinical prediction guides

Rudinská LI, Delongová P, Vaculová J, Ihnát P
Soud Lek 2023 Fall;68(3):33-36. PMID: 37805270
Xu L, Tan X, Chen X, Du S, Yue X, Qiao D
Forensic Sci Int 2023 Apr;345:111619. Epub 2023 Feb 27 doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2023.111619. PMID: 36870177
Castiglioni C, Carminati A, Fracasso T
Int J Legal Med 2023 May;137(3):787-791. Epub 2022 Jun 30 doi: 10.1007/s00414-022-02848-4. PMID: 35771256Free PMC Article
Chatzaraki V, Heimer J, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G, Schweitzer W
Int J Legal Med 2019 Nov;133(6):1879-1887. Epub 2019 Apr 10 doi: 10.1007/s00414-019-02055-8. PMID: 30972495
Jarmer J, Ampanozi G, Thali MJ, Bolliger SA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2017 Mar;38(1):74-77. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000296. PMID: 28045743

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