Carotid Ultrasonographic Appearance of the Rupture of an Unstable Atheromatous Plaque in a Patient with Acute Ischemic Stroke

Miki SUZUKI, Yukiko TSUTSUMI, Shinichiro UCHIYAMA, Makoto IWATA
2005 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
Key words: atheromatous plaque, artery-to-artery embolism, carotid artery, ultrasonography PICTURES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE Figure 1. Color duplex flow imaging of the right ICA. A: On admission. A low echo plaque (arrowhead) with giant ulceration (arrow) (longitudinal sections). B: Three weeks later. A hole in the plaque (ulceration) connecting to the flow lumen of the right ICA (yellow arrow) (longitudinal and transversal sections).
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.44.1320 pmid:16415558 fatcat:3oc3l4ywhzcpxbkyeetvcw334e