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for the last 6 months i have had increase in headaches, dizziness on and off, nausea on and off, and a loud swooshing sound in my left ear. i just had a MRI and MRA of the brain done, both normal. and i had a carotid Ultrasound done which showed a Tortuous Left Internal Carotid artery. my docotr ...

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Helpful, trusted answers from doctors: Dr. Weisberger on tortuous carotid artery symptoms: Usually it is the result of the build up of atherosclerotic plaques over time due to the buildup of cholesterol.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16076059

Although abnormalities in course and geometry (tortuosity, kinking, and coiling) of the internal carotid arteries (ICA) are commonly identified, their etiology and relationship with stroke and stroke risk factors remain unclear This study assessed the clinical and ultrasonographic features of the ...

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002961085801495

The tortuous internal carotid artery as the basis of cerebral vascular insufficiency is a controversial entity, as such lesions frequently occur without neurologic symptoms. However, some tortuous vessels are associated with significant carotid atherosclerotic disease requiring a specific surgical approach. This formed the basis of our report.

www.roneurosurgery.eu/atdoc/6Zenteno_Clinical2014.pdf

52 Zenteno et al Implications of internal carotid artery tortuosity, kinking and coiling which is underlying structural injury of the carotid vessel. The aim of this review is to highlight the clinical implications of the carotid artery abnormalities such as kinking and tortuosity. Epidemiology The occurrence of carotid abnormalities

www.researchgate.net/publication/7683703_Carotid_artery...

C-and S-shaped forms of the pathological tortuosity (in which the artery between the two segments forming an angle greater than 90°) were verified in 14 cases; kinking of the internal carotid ...

healthfully.com/tortuous-artery-6633259.html

What Is a Tortuous Artery?. A tortuous artery is one that twists and winds in a “tortuous” path. Tortuous arteries may be genetic or caused by other health conditions, such as thickening of the arteries or simple aging. Tortuous arteries are usually only noted when they begin to cause problems, and they pose many health risks.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_carotid_artery

The internal carotid artery is a major paired artery, one on each side of the head and neck, in human anatomy.They arise from the common carotid arteries where these bifurcate into the internal and external carotid arteries at cervical vertebral level 3 or 4; the internal carotid artery supplies the brain, while the external carotid nourishes other portions of the head, such as face, scalp ...

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A tortuous internal carotid artery may cause an abnormal sensation in the throat. In the early twentieth century, there were several reported cases of fatal haemorrhage during pharyngeal surgical procedures, because this condition went undetected. METHOD AND RESULTS: We present two cases of tortuosity of the right internal carotid artery.