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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 185-187

Mobile plaque in the internal carotid artery: A case report and review


1 Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India

Correspondence Address:
Dheeraj Khurana
Department of Neurology, PGIMER, Chandigarh-160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.56320

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A mobile plaque in the carotid artery is an uncommon entity, usually detected incidentally on a carotid duplex scan or angiography. It is associated with an indeterminate risk of an embolic stroke and should be managed on an emergent basis. We report here a case of a mobile plaque in the internal carotid artery that was detected serendipitously in a carotid duplex scan.


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