Mechanism of Pulmonary Embolism - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit features a silhouette view of a patient with the heart, lungs, and major veins visible. The extensive clot in the left lower leg veins is shown. Next, a close up view of a vein shows emboli breaking off of the main clot and traveling up the leg. Finally, a cut-away view of the heart and lungs shows these emboli lodged in the smaller vessels of the lungs.