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Artery stiffness

Artery stiffness: Introduction

Artery stiffness: stiffness of the vessel wall due to loss of elasticity or athermatous plaque deposit. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Artery stiffness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Artery stiffness:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Artery stiffness. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Artery stiffness

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Artery stiffness: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Artery stiffness, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Artery stiffness Treatments

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Artery stiffness: Animations

Artery stiffness: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Artery stiffness may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Artery stiffness

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more »

Artery stiffness: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Artery stiffness

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Artery stiffness: Related Rare Diseases

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Artery stiffness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Artery stiffness

The list below shows some of the causes of Artery stiffness mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Artery stiffness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Artery stiffness. Of the 12 causes of Artery stiffness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Artery stiffness:

The following list of conditions have 'Artery stiffness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Artery stiffness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Artery stiffness based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Artery stiffness:

    Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes)

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