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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.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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