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14 Possible Causes for Carotid Stenosis, Supraclavicular Bruit

  • Carotid Artery Occlusion

    […] does not exclude a carotid stenosis.[] In individuals with high-grade contralateral carotid stenosis, the posterior communicating artery calibre becomes a dominant influence.[] Carotid aherosclerosis causes about 90% of carotid artery stenosis but other much less common causes include aneurysms, arteritis, carotid dissection, coils and kinks, fibromuscular[]

  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome

    His physical examination was remarkable for the presence of a left supraclavicular bruit, and weak left radial and brachial pulses, with a significant discrepancy in blood[] P 0.19), and severe carotid stenosis (77 vs. 63[percnt], p 0.49), and severe vertebral stenosis (60 vs. 74[percnt], p 0.44).[] bruits and disappearance of the radial pulse on exercise or elevation of the arm.[]

  • Takayasu Arteritis

    stenosis.[] Other pathophysiologic consequences include hypotensive ischemic retinopathy, vertebrobasilar ischemia, microaneurysms, carotid stenosis, hypertensive encephalopathy, and[] Head and neck computed tomography angiogram demonstrated left subclavian origin and right common carotid artery occlusion, and severe innominate and left common carotid artery[]

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    Six months later, twin 1 underwent stent placement in the right carotid artery because of arterial stenosis, highlighting the copresence of aneurysmal and occlusive vascular[]

  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation

    Cervical and brain MR angiography sequences excluded carotid or intracranial arterial stenosis. Fig. 1.[]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    An isolated supraclavicular bruit (12 of 13 patients) and a history of ipsilateral digital ischemia (5 of 13 patients) were common.[] […] than 90% stenosis of the left internal carotid artery.[] Karger AG, Basel Introduction Vertebrobasilar insufficiency and posterior circulation ischemic strokes can be difficult to diagnose and are more complex than carotid stenosis[]

  • Micturition Syncope

    .  Pulse: rate and rhythm  Extra Cardiac Ascultation: carotid, ophthalmic, and supraclavicular bruits  Carotid sinus massage in older patients suspected of having carotid[] […] bruit (except if Doppler excludes significant carotid stenosis), or clinical suspicion of carotid stenosis. 16 ECG monitoring ECG monitoring is indicated in patients who[] It is contraindicated in the setting of myocardial infarction, stroke, or transient ischemic attack in the preceding 3 months, history of significant carotid stenosis, carotid[]

  • Unstable Angina

    Supraclavicular or femoral bruits Diminished peripheral pulses or blood pressure Any sign of congestive heart failure (CHF), including isolated sinus tachycardia, particularly[] As the carotid stenosis was 70% and did not give rise to any symptom, the patient was submitted to coronary bypass surgery without concomitant carotid endarterectomy.[] Findings indicative of peripheral arterial occlusive disease or prior stroke increase the likelihood of associated coronary artery disease (CAD) and are as follows: Carotid bruit[]

  • Hyperabduction Syndrome

    A supraclavicular bruit may be audible with this maneuver, and it is believed to result from an associated subclavian stenosis.[] Stenosis and Plaque Characteristics 723 ARTERIOGRAPHY 724 DUPLEX ULTRASONOGRAPHY 725 BMODE IMAGING 727 GSM ANALYSIS 728 EX VIVO GSM ANALYSIS OF CAROTID PLAQUES 729 COMPUTED[] […] in the supraclavicular area is further evidence; - alternatively, the patient turns head toward side of compression, inhales, raises arm, and patient shrugs shoulders; -[]

  • Innocent Cardiac Murmurs

    Supraclavicular/Carotid Bruit Supraclavicular bruit is a high-pitched systolic murmur best heard in the supraclavicular area, predominantly on the right side.[] The term carotid bruit is best used for adult pathology.[] […] arterial bruit (Systemic Flow Murmur) Above clavicles aortic stenosis, bicuspid aortic valve Peripheral pulmonary stenosis (Pulmonary flow murmur) High-pitch with radiation[]

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