Volume 20
Number 1
Apr 2015
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Case Reports
R. van Vugt, B.P. Ramakers, J.G. van der Hoeven

Cerebral fat embolism is an uncommon but serious complication of long-bone fracture. Nonetheless, recognition of this uncommon complication remains difficult. Here we present two cases of cerebral fat embolism syndrome (CFES) and describe a possible association between CFES and high lactate levels.


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