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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Air Embolism 
Amniotic Fluid Embolism 
Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.
Fat Embolism +   
Fibrocartilaginous Embolism 
pulmonary embolism +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Amniotic Fluid Embolisms
Primary IDs: MESH:D004619
Xrefs: EFO:1001263
Definition Sources: MESH:D004619

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