Carotid atherosclerosis: From pathology to neuroradiology

Luigi Simonetti, R. Agati, M. Leonardi

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We describe the correlations between the pathological anatomy of atheromatous plaque and neuroradiological findings, discussing the morphological features of plaque surface and location, the histopathological and structural characteristics of the plaque and why intramural haemorrhage occurs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-26
Number of pages12
JournalRivista di Neuroradiologia
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2003


  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerotic plaque
  • Carotid bifurcation
  • CTA
  • DSA
  • MRA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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