Atheroma plaque

Atheroma plaque

M175/0377 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Atheroma plaque. 3-D coloured magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of an atheroma plaque (orange) on theinner wall of the left primitive carotid artery. This fatty deposit is caused by atherosclerosis. This disease is usually caused by excess cholesterol in the diet, although smoking and inactivity are also risk factors. The plaques of atheroma narrow the arteries, raising blood pressure. This places more strain on the heart, and can lead to heart disease. It also increases the chances of a thrombus (abnormal clot) forming, which can also lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 3-d, arterial, arteriosclerotic vascular disease, artery, asvd, atheroma, atherosclerosis, blood vessel, carotide, circulatory system, coloured, condition, dimension, dimensional, disease, disorder, france, french, healthcare, internal, magnetic resonance imaging, medical, medicine, mri scan, narrowing, pitie salpetriere hospital, plaque, primative, rais, stenosis, stricture, three, vascular

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.