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Intralipid microemboli.
  1. G Hulman,
  2. M Levene

    Abstract

    A baby girl died after receiving intravenous Intralipid. At necropsy a pulmonary Intralipid microembolus, unrelated to the cause of death, was found. Serum taken immediately before infusion agglutinated Intralipid. C reactive protein concentration was raised. This supports the theory that C reactive protein may agglutinate Intralipid in vivo, causing embolisation.

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