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A 36-year-old female asked:

can a cardiac ct scan show soft plaque in heart?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
I don't believe it c: Cardiac CT scan mainly shows calcium deposits which are only present in a mature plaque. So a soft plaque is not visible in the coronary arteries(that is where they locate themselves, not in the heart itself).

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Last updated Oct 30, 2015

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