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Some of the most common causes of vascular problems include diabetes, abnormal cholesterol, high blood pressure, kidney disease, smoking and stroke. In most cases vascular problems of the legs are related to peripheral a... More »

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Vascular surgeons may perform surgery on the main artery of the leg to bypass a blocked section of the artery, according to VascularWeb. Doctors choose to perform surgery to treat conditions of severe peripheral arterial... More »

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There are many factors that can cause aching in the left leg, and most leg pain is a result of general wear and tear or injuries, according to Mayo Clinic. The three main areas of medical reasons for leg pain are muscula... More »

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Causes of coronary artery atherosclerosis include high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels and smoking, according to Mayo Clinic. These causes damage the inner layer of the coronary artery, causing accumula... More »

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The causes of aortic atherosclerotic disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol contents in the aorta and inflammation diseases such as lupus and arthritis. All these causes damage the thin ... More »

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Causes of arterial plaque include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes, according to WebMD. Arterial plaque can lead to heart attack, stroke, and serious infection in the legs and feet. More »

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