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A blood clot that gets lodged in your lungs - a condition known as a pulmonary embolism - typically starts out in your leg before traveling up into your heart and then your lungs. In the legs, this clot is called a deep vein thrombosis, and it can develop quickly. The complications that can stem from a pulmonary embolism (PE) include damage to the affected lung, low oxygen levels in the blood, and damage to other organs that donít receive enough oxygen.

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