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If you have clogged arteries in your arms and legs, is it possible to have them in your neck?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You almost have to imagine the arteries of the body as a tree.
If one branch is diseased, then it is likely that other branches are also diseased. In fact, we know that peripheral vascular disease is a strong marker for coronary artery disease. If you have peripheral vascular disease, there is a greater than 90% chance that you have concomitant coronary artery disease.

In brief: Yes

You almost have to imagine the arteries of the body as a tree.
If one branch is diseased, then it is likely that other branches are also diseased. In fact, we know that peripheral vascular disease is a strong marker for coronary artery disease. If you have peripheral vascular disease, there is a greater than 90% chance that you have concomitant coronary artery disease.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Yes

Vert likely. Get checked.

In brief: Yes

Vert likely. Get checked.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Yes

The same process that is causing the peripheral vascular disease of the legs is doing it in the heart and the neck(carotids).
So if you have clogged arteries in one location you may have them elsewhere as well.

In brief: Yes

The same process that is causing the peripheral vascular disease of the legs is doing it in the heart and the neck(carotids).
So if you have clogged arteries in one location you may have them elsewhere as well.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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