Fat Embolism Symtomps & Treatment – House Finale Season

Fat Embolism information
Fat Embolism information

Fat Embolism Symtomps – Fat embolism is an unexplained term mention in the final season of House TV Show. Before we talk about fat embolism symtomps, lets find out what fat embolism is. We have collect some information from wikipedia and FreeMD about fat embolism,  according to the website about Fat Embolism

A fat embolism is a large fat droplet that enters the bloodstream. A fat embolism occurs most commonly following a fracture of the pelvis, femur, or tibia. Multiple fractures are more likely to lead to fat embolism than single fractures. -FreeMD-

A fat embolism is a type of embolism that is often (but not always) caused by physical trauma. -Wikipedia-

In most case, its caused by physical trauma. Thats why fat embolism is danger for our health.

Fat Embolism Symtomps

Please pay attention if you or your family have one of fat embolism mention below, please contact your personal doctor to get more detail information. Symptoms of a fat embolism may include:

  1. Rapid heart rate
  2. Shortness of breath
  3. Rash:
    • Usually red or brown
    • Usually develops in the upper body
    • Common in the armpits
  4. Sudden confusion
  5. Agitation
  6. Lethargy:
    • Excessive sleepiness
    • Coma
    • Seizures

Fat Embolism Treatment

Surgery may be required to treat fat embolism in some cases, but in other case doctor give supportive and includes supplemental oxygen, hydration, and in more extreme cases mechanical ventilation. Maintenance of intravascular volume is important because shock can exacerbate the lung injury caused by FES (Fat Embolism Syndrome)