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Figure 1: Ethanol-induced sludge. Ethanol interacting with blood produces embolic debris, consisting of denatured protein and cellular fragments. We refer this embolic debris as "sludge." The sludge consists of very small particles

Figure 1: Ethanol-induced sludge. Ethanol interacting with blood produces embolic debris, consisting of denatured protein and cellular fragments. We refer this embolic debris as