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(OBQ04.147) A 20-year-old male sustains bilateral humeral shaft fractures and bilateral femoral shaft fractures from a motor vehicle collision. While awaiting surgery, the patient suddenly becomes tachycardic, hypoxemic and experiences mental status changes; physical exam demonstrates multiple petechiae in his bilateral axilla. CT angiography is ordered and is negative for pulmonary embolus. What is the most likely diagnosis? Topic Review Topic

1. hypovolemic shock
2. stroke
3. fat embolism syndrome
4. sundown syndrome
5. narcotic overdose

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