Pulmonary embolism may be hard to diagnose because its
symptoms may occur with or are similar to other conditions, such as a
heart attack, asthma, a
panic attack, or
pneumonia. Also, some people with pulmonary embolism
don't have symptoms.
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March 12, 2014
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