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Which is true about carotid stenosis: (PGl May 2009)



A Ipsilateral hemiplegia by embolism of MCA

B Bruit indicates severity of stenosis

C Common in External carotid artery

D Aspirin reduces risk of TIA

Ans. D

Aspirin reduces risk of TIA

Extra Edge:

Subclavian Steal Syndrome –

1). This occur due to stenosis or occlusion of subclavian artery proximal to the origin of the vertebral artery.

2). The increased metabolic demand of left or right arm musculature during exercise is met by retrograde blood flow down the vertebral artery and this results in symptoms of brain stem ischemia.

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