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What causes a tortuous aorta?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: plaque

Often associated with mild atherosclerosis and age.
Not worrisome unless associated aneurysm or blockages.

In brief: plaque

Often associated with mild atherosclerosis and age.
Not worrisome unless associated aneurysm or blockages.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Tortuous aorta

Usually implies atherosclerotic or other degenerative vascular disease.

In brief: Tortuous aorta

Usually implies atherosclerotic or other degenerative vascular disease.
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