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Angioplasty incision. Bruise and incision wound in the groin of a 90 year old man 1 day after angioplasty surgery. Angioplasty is the insertion of a catheter to unblock and widen blood vessels that are narrowed or obstructed due to the formation of fatty plaques (atheroma), clots or scar tissue.
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