oil embolism --> fat embolism
symptoms occur when fat globules block vessels within the lung (i.e. Pulmonary embolism) or the cerebral vasculature (i.e. Stroke). Fat embolism after bone fracture generally occurs in the first 3-4 days post fracture and commonly manifests with the signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism.
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... eye J. R. Cowley and C. J. Lambertsen The superficial isobaric gas counterdiffusion phenomenon, which produces dermal lesions and lethal gas embolism , was investigated at sea level and 2 ATA for effects on the eye of the New Zealand White rabbit. The animals breathed an N2O-O2 mixture by ...
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