Serena Williams Hospitalized With Blood Clot

    (BlackDoctor.org) — Tennis pro Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment at a hospital in Los Angeles after suffering a blood clot in her lungs, according to reports.

    Williams, 29, turned out for Elton John’s AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, however her health took a turn for the worse Monday.

    “Monday, Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment at Cedars [Medical Center] for a hematoma she suffered as a result of treatment for a more critical situation,” a representative for Williams, Nicole Chabot, said.

    “Last week, Serena suffered from a pulmonary embolism [a blood clot in the lungs] which was discovered upon her return to L.A. She had been in New York for doctor appointments for the ongoing issues with her foot,” she added.

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