Embolic Event

Risk Factors

  • Cardiac→ a fib, emboli from throacic/proximal aneurysm
  • Septic emboli from endocarditis

Symptoms

  • Acute
  • Pain
  • Afffecting ischemic area
  • Fever is assoc w/infxn

Physical Exam Findings

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Cool
  • Decreased cap refill
  • Dark distal color w/emboli
  • Ulcer/necrosis if infarct

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