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Jan. 19, 2023
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Duplex scan (color mode) shows a hypoechoic atherosclerotic plaque at the origin of the right subclavian artery causing severe stenosis with turbulent flow in a 43-year-old man evaluated for repeated transient ischemic attacks in the vertebrobasilar territory.
Abbreviations: RCCA=right common carotid artery, RSCA=right subclavian artery, BRA=brachiocephalic artery.
(Source: Bajko Z, Motataianu A, Stoian A, et al. Prevalence and clinical characteristics of subclavian steal phenomenon/syndrome in patients with acute ischemic stroke. J Clin Med 2021;10:5237. Creative Commons Attribution [CC BY] License, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0.)