Which physical findings indicate peripheral arterial occlusive or prior stroke in unstable angina?

Updated: Oct 01, 2020
  • Author: Walter Tan, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Findings indicative of peripheral arterial occlusive disease or prior stroke increase the likelihood of associated coronary artery disease (CAD) and are as follows:

  • Carotid bruit

  • Supraclavicular or femoral bruits

  • Diminished peripheral pulses or blood pressure


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