Complications of Atherosclerosis


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About complications: Complications of Atherosclerosis are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Atherosclerosis. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Atherosclerosis and complications of Atherosclerosis is unclear or arbitrary.

Complications list for Atherosclerosis: The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Atherosclerosis includes:

Complications of Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis can lead to clogged arteries in any part of the body. When the arteries to the heart are affected, angina (chest pain) or a heart attack may result. If arteries in the leg are affected, leg pain may occur. Atherosclerosis of the arteries to the brain can cause strokes. 1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from ATHEROSCLEROSIS: NWHIC

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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