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What causes blood plaques?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Not sure what is meant by blood plaques.
Do you mean blood clots or cholesterol (atherosclerotic) plaques? The general process is damage - either acute or chronic - to the lining of the blood vessel with adherence of platelets, inflammation and subsequent plaque.

In brief: Can't answer

Not sure what is meant by blood plaques.
Do you mean blood clots or cholesterol (atherosclerotic) plaques? The general process is damage - either acute or chronic - to the lining of the blood vessel with adherence of platelets, inflammation and subsequent plaque.
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