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Carotid bruits

Carotid bruits: Introduction

Carotid bruits: a carotid bruit is a noise caused by turbulent blood flow in the carotid artery. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Carotid bruits, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Carotid bruits

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Misdiagnosis and Carotid bruits

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Detailed list of causes of Carotid bruits

The list below shows some of the causes of Carotid bruits mentioned in various sources:

  • Carotid dissection
  • External carotid artery stenosis
  • Fisher's contralateral systolic bruit
  • Hyperdynamic circulation
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Idiopathic - bruit present but no evidence of carotid disease
  • Internal carotid artery stenosis
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Carotid bruits?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Carotid bruits. Of the 10 causes of Carotid bruits that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Carotid bruits:

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Medical Conditions associated with Carotid bruits:

Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes)

Symptoms related to Carotid bruits:

Carotid artery stenosis (5 causes)

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