Tennis icon Serena Williams, who required emergency medical treatment this week stemming from a pulmonary embolism, is speaking out.
Spokepersons for Serena Williams have confirmed that she was hospitalized last month in Los Angeles because of a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in the lugs, and that she then required emergency treatment Monday for a hematoma, a pocket of blood that swells under the skin.
The condition can be life threatening in severe cases, but Nicole Chabot, a spokesperson for Serena said, “thankfully everything was caught in time” and that Serena was resting and recovering at her home in Los Angeles.
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Serena Williams Speaks On Blood Clot Scare