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What is Atheroma?

What is Atheroma?

Atheroma is the thickening of the arteries from the depositing of plaque on the artery walls. ...more »

  • Atheroma: A region of plaque occurring in atherosclerosis.
  • Atheroma: A common form of arteriosclerosis characterized by deposits of plaques (atheromas) containing lipids, carbohydrates, blood and blood products, fibrous tissue, and calcium deposits. These plaques are found in the intima of large- and medium-sized arteries.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Atheroma: a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Atheroma: Introduction

Types of Atheroma:

Broader types of Atheroma:

How serious is Atheroma?

Complications of Atheroma: see complications of Atheroma

What causes Atheroma?

Causes of Atheroma: see causes of Atheroma
Risk factors for Atheroma: see risk factors for Atheroma

What are the symptoms of Atheroma?

Symptoms of Atheroma: see symptoms of Atheroma

Complications of Atheroma: see complications of Atheroma

Atheroma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Atheroma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Atheroma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Atheroma: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Atheroma.
Treatments for Atheroma: see treatments for Atheroma

Organs Affected by Atheroma:

Organs and body systems related to Atheroma include:

Name and Aliases of Atheroma

Main name of condition: Atheroma

Other names or spellings for Atheroma:

Atherosclerosis, Arteriosclerosis Source - Diseases Database

Atheroma: Related Conditions

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