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Is atherosclerosis considered a coronary artery disease?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes but
Atherosclerosis is a general term for cholesterol plaque in arteries while CAD is specific to coronaries.
Plaque does not distribute uniformly for reasons unknown.

In brief: Yes but
Atherosclerosis is a general term for cholesterol plaque in arteries while CAD is specific to coronaries.
Plaque does not distribute uniformly for reasons unknown.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes!
It is the most common coronary artery disease.

In brief: Yes!
It is the most common coronary artery disease.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Yes
Coronary artery disease is an atherosclerotic lesion.

In brief: Yes
Coronary artery disease is an atherosclerotic lesion.
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
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