Pulmonary Embolism: Pathway of Embolism to the Heart and Lungs - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This medical exhibit features illustrations depicting the pathway of a pulmonary embolus to the heart and lungs. The first illustration features an overview of a female body and circulatory system revealing the pathway of an embolus from the lower extrmities to the heart and lungs. The second illustration shows a detailed cut-section through the heart and lungs and highlights the final path of the emboli through the thorax. The third illustration shows an enlargement of an embolus lodged in a pulmonary artery. The final inset outlines the process of embolism formation in a series of the illustrations.