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Diagnostic significance of fat globules in blood in fulminant-type fat embolism syndrome
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  • AYU ASAKAGE,
  • Michiko Fujisawa,
  • Tetsuhiro Takei,
  • Jiro Kumagai
AYU ASAKAGE
Yokohama City Minato Red Cross Hospital
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Michiko Fujisawa
Yokohama City Minato Red Cross Hospital
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Tetsuhiro Takei
Yokohama City Minato Red Cross Hospital
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Jiro Kumagai
Yokohama City Minato Red Cross Hospital
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Abstract

Detecting fat globules in blood in diagnosing fat embolism syndrome (FES) remains controversial. This case illustrated two life threatening episodes possibly due to FES, with a dramatic increases of fat globules in blood. Significance of quantitative change of fat in blood in diagnosing FES should be evaluated in the future.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

26 Mar 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
26 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
08 Apr 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned