complicated plaque

complicated plaque

Vascular disease An advanced or fully developed lesion of atherosclerosis, defined as one or more of the following: rupture or fracture of the fibrous cap of the fibrous plaque, hemorrhage into the plaque, mural thrombosis, prominent fibrosis. See Atherosclerotic plaque.
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On coronary angiography, the division of the coronary artery can be misleading suggesting a complicated plaque with thrombus formation instead of a coronary malformation.