Atherosclerotic Signs

Last Updated: September 25 2022

Atherosclerosis refers to the buildup of lipid-rich plaques in artery walls. Notable signs of atherosclerosis include an increased thickness of the walls of arteries (visible via ultrasound) and calcium build-up in the arteries (visible via CT scan).

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