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Biomedical illustration of atherosclerosis in an artery. : Stock Illustration
A lesion develops in the artery wall causing accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and low density lipoproteins. Without adequate removal by high density lipoproteins, the fats and cholesterol will form plaque and continue to accumulate. The plaque may rupture causing a blood clot to form, blocking the artery and possibly causing an aneurysm.

Biomedical illustration of atherosclerosis in an artery.

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A lesion develops in the artery wall causing accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and low density lipoproteins. Without adequate removal by high density lipoproteins, the fats and cholesterol will form plaque and continue to accumulate. The plaque may rupture causing a blood clot to form, blocking the artery and possibly causing an aneurysm.
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