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Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that is most caused by viruses or bacteria. It can cause mild to life-threatening illness in people of all ages. The lungs are made up of small sacs called alveoli, which fill with air when a healthy person breathes. When an individual has pneumonia, the alveoli are …

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Pulmonary Embolism

A pulmonary embolism occurs when a clot from another part of the body (usually the leg or arm) travels through the bloodstream and lodges in the blood vessels of the lung. PEs can cause heart or lung damage and even death if not treated quickly. Signs Common causes Departments & Emergency Diagnosis Treatment FAQ Signs …

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