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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Carotid duplex ultrasound

This duplex Doppler sonogram shows an irregular plaque in the carotid artery. This type of plaque can cause clots to form, which can cause a stroke. Doppler studies are used to help identify these types of plaques ahead of time to prevent a stroke from happening.

 
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Review Date: 12/27/2021

Reviewed By: Deepak Sudheendra, MD, MHCI, RPVI, FSIR, Founder and CEO, 360 Vascular Institute, with an expertise in Vascular Interventional Radiology & Surgical Critical Care, Columbus, OH. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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