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Carotid Artery Disease

 

Call (718) 283-7957 for an appointment with a Vascular specialist or request an appointment online.

 

The carotid arteries are blood vessels that carry blood to the brain. Blockages in these arteries can result in strokes or mini-strokes.

 

Signs and Symptoms

  • Sudden numbness in face or limbs

  • Weakness or paralysis on one side of the body

  • Trouble speaking

  • Visual changes

Diagnosis 

  • Physical exam

  • Ultrasound testing

  • CT Angiogram

  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)

See treatment options for carotid artery disease >>