Acumulación de placa en las arterias

Un ataque cardíaco o un accidente cerebrovascular puede ocurrir cuando se rompe un área de placa (ateroesclerosis) y se forma un coágulo sobre el sitio, bloqueando el flujo de sangre a los tejidos del órgano.Acumulación de placa en las arterias

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Last reviewed 5/21/2012 by Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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