A 49-year-old member asked:
How far is this atheromatous aorta from heart disease?
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Rheumatology 30 years experience
By: Heart disease is implied a heart whose perfusion have been compromised by poor blood flow.( of course valvular issues, amyloid or viruses could sicken a heart). Atheroma is a growth of inflammatory cells around cholesterol deposits, so they usually may occur at the same time.
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