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Synonyms for embolism

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occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

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sepsis, hypertensive crisis, tachycardic atrial fibrillation) and vasospasm or coronary embolism.
A problem of oxygen supply and demand, such as coronary spasm, coronary embolism, arrhythmia, anemia, or hypotension.
9 The myocardial infarction with normal results of coronary angiography may occur in cases of hypercoagulable states coronary embolism imbalance between oxygen demand and supply intense sympathetic stimulation coronary trauma coronary vasospasm coronary thrombosis and endothelial dysfunction.
Our patient did not have any major risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis, any clinical evidence of hypercoagulability or conditions associated with coronary embolism.
Microscopic coronary embolism documented in autopsy series is frequent (47%-80%), but clinical MI is extremely rare (1.