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Carotid pulse exam

Carotid pulse exam

Carotid pulse exam: A carotid pulse exam involves feeling the carotid artery in the neck and listening to the sound of the pulse with a stethoscope as blood travels through the artery; carotid stenosis (narrowing of the blood vessel) may be evident by a weakened pulse or changes in its anatomy.

Carotid pulse exam: Other Names

Other names for Carotid pulse exam include:

  • Carotid palpitation
  • Carotid auscultation

Diseases Associated with Carotid pulse exam

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Basic Information: Carotid pulse exam

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