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Fat embolism: Quiz


Question 1: A fat embolism is a type of ________ that is often (but not always) caused by physical trauma.
Air embolismCardiovascular diseaseSeptic embolismEmbolism

Question 2: A common scenario is fatty marrow entering the circulation after a fracture to a large long bone[1] such as the femur[2] or ________, or after surgery on such a bone.
PelvisHuman legTorsoHip

Question 3: Fat emboli can occur whenever there is a chance for fat to enter the ________, such as during surgery or trauma.
Fetal circulationCirculatory systemHeartMyocardial infarction


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