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Atherosclerosis

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Coronary Artery Disease – Noncalcified Plaque

History: 55 year old male with a history of diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia with atypical chest pain.  On additional images, this patient had a paucity of calcified plaque (his Agatston score placed him at a very low risk for a major cardiac episode) and the majority of his coronary artery disease consisted of noncalcified atherosclerotic … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis

History: 80 year old female with headache. This is a common area for atherosclerotic calcifications in elderly patients.