Acumulación de placa arterial

La acumulación de placa en la capa interna de la pared arterial puede causar estrechamiento e irregularidades de ésta. En los sitios donde la estrechez es severa, hay riesgo de que el vaso se obstruya completamente si se forma un trombo o coágulo en el segmento dañado.Acumulación de placa arterial

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Last reviewed 5/15/2013 by John A. Daller, MD, PhD., Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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