Atheroma is the build-up of plaque that gets adhered to the arteries. These plaques are also known as atherosclerotic plaque. The plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, connective tissue, and inflammatory cells.
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Query: Hi doctor, Please see incidental findings on a recent MRI and cone CT done for trigeminal neuralgia below. What actions would you suggest based on the findings below:The incidental finding on MRI in cerebrum and cerebellum shows no mass effect. There is no diffusion restriction to suggest recent inf... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through the report (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity) you have attached. This report is negative for acute infarct. This report also suggests a history of small infarcts, and calcification is seen in brain arter... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I had CT angiogram done and the results show intermediate or high OM, has mild pus atheroma in the ostium. I take Inderal 40 mg twice a day for palpitations and medication for anxiety. I was given a spray GTN. My blood work shows Cholesterol 6.6 and triglycerides 1.0, HDL 1.0, LDL 5.1, al... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, keeping in mind strong family history of heart disease any chest pain can mimic a heart pain. But this can or cannot be related to the heart. OM (obtuse marginal artery) is the name of the artery that is a small branch of main arteries that supply blood to heart's... Read Full »