Which conditions are associated with atherosclerotic disease of the carotid artery?

Updated: Oct 04, 2018
  • Author: Jake F Hemingway, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Answer

Atherosclerotic disease of the carotid artery may be associated with the following:

  • Amaurosis fugax (transient ipsilateral visual loss)
  • Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs)
  • Crescendo TIAs
  • Stroke-in-evolution
  • Cerebral infarction

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