What is stenosis of the carotid?

Narrowing. The carotids are arteries that carry blood up your neck and into your head. Stenosis means narrowing.
Narrowing. Of vessel in your neck. See carotid disease at sirweb.Org for good info.

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is stenosis of the carotid artery?

Narrowing. "stenosis" means narrowing. Most commonly stenosis of the carotid artery is from atherosclerotic disease, or hardening and buildup of plaque within the artery itself. Atherosclerotic disease of the carotid artery is implicated in stroke and is best monitored by a vascular surgeon, who can easily follow the degree of narrowing by ultrasound on a periodic basis. Read more...