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Carotid ultrasound

Carotid ultrasound

Carotid ultrasound: A carotid ultrasound is a noninvasive technique to see how blood is flowing through the arteries in the neck; a special device called a doppler ultrasound that can record the blood flow is moved against your skin along the artery.

Carotid ultrasound: Other Names

Other names for Carotid ultrasound include:

  • Carotid doppler
  • Carotid duplex

Symptoms Associated with Carotid ultrasound

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Carotid ultrasound:

Diseases Associated with Carotid ultrasound

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Carotid ultrasound:

  • Carotid artery stenosis (narrowing)
  • Determine risk of stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA - ministroke)

Basic Information: Carotid ultrasound

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Carotid ultrasound' may be involved.

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