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Atheromatous plaque

Atheromatous plaque

a well-demarcated yellow area or swelling on the intimal surface of an artery; produced by intimal lipid deposit.


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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... of the artery, but gradually build up to form patches known as atheromatous plaques. The deposit is called an atheroma and causes the arterial walls to thicken, hence ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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