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blood clot, blood clots, blood clots in the legs, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, menstrual blood clots, heart attack, stroke, superficial blood clot, blood clots during pregnancy, blood clots in the lung, blood clots in the heart, blood clots in veins, blood clots in arteries, blood clots symptoms, blood clots causes, blood clots treatment, venous blood clots, arterial blood clots

Author and Editor

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Last Editorial Review: 5/18/2009

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