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Atheroma Atheroma 1

  • Note presence of cholesterol, ring of calcium
  • No evidence of atheroma fracture
  • Unable to determine percentage of stenosis
Atheroma 2 Atheroma 2

  • To the right is calcium and actual bony formation
  • Note the fat and lymphoid cells in the middle and the left, evidence of actual hematopoesis and trabeculae formation
Atheroma 3 Atheroma 3

  • Note the intima, the calcium/bony deposition in the media, and the proliferative smooth muscle layer, the result of long term atherosclerotic disease