Mechanism of Pulmonary Embolism - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This medical exhibit depicts the mechanism of a fatal pulmonary embolism. The exhibit includes an anterior view of female figure which features the initial formation of the embolus in the leg and its pathway to the lungs. An second image depicts heart and lungs with the embolus lodged in a vessel. The areas of necrosis due to insufficient blood supply are labeled.