What is required for a diagnosis of fat embolism syndrome (FES)?

Updated: Mar 26, 2018
  • Author: Constantine S Bulauitan, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Gurd and Wilson outlined an approach to diagnosing fat embolism syndrome (FES) on the basis of major and minor criteria. [15] One major criterion, four minor criteria, and the presence of macroglobulinemia are required for the diagnosis.


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