A 42-year-old member asked:
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does vascular disease usually only involve the heart and the brain?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
No: Vascular disease can involve any artery anywhere in the body. Frequently the coronary arteries as well as the blood vessels supplying the brain are involved..
Answered on Apr 1, 2017
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular disease: It also frequently occurs on the lower extremities
Answered on Mar 31, 2017

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