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Common symptoms of arterial tortuosity?

None. Tortuosity of blood vessels occurs with advancing age. Arteries tend to get longer and stature tends to get shorter. Read more...
None. Usually there are no symptoms -- it depends on what artery you are thinking of, however. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Arterial tortuosity?

Wandering artery. In the normal anatomy of the arterial system, arteries take the most direct or straight path to their destination. Tortuosity or ectasia occurs as we age but sometimes is seen in younger people as a variation from normal. It rarely causes any problems but mat result in seeing an unusual pulsation due to the bend in the artery pressing against the skin and be confused as being an aneurysm. Read more...

Are there any new, non invasive treatment options for arterial tortuosity?

None needed. Tortuous arteries (as long as they are not blocked or aneurysmal) do not require treatment. Read more...
Not really. Tortuous arteries usually don't cause problems they are a natural evolution of your artery if carotid symptomatic then may require treatment with resection and reanastomosis. Read more...