Bruits are abnormal noises caused by the blood rushing through the major arteries. Carotid bruits are bruits of the carotid artery in the neck (cervical bruits), which indicate a high risk of stroke. The causes of bruits are usually serious disorders of the major blood vessels and require immediate medical ...

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Causes depend somewhat on the location and types of bruits, such as:

  • Carotid artery bruits (cervical bruits)
  • Cranial bruits (intracranial bruits)
  • Aortic bruits
  • Abdominal aortic bruits
  • Femoral bruits
  • Popliteal bruits
  • Subclavian bruits
  • Thyroid gland bruits
  • Systolic bruits

Artery Disorders: The ...

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Causes List for Bruits

Possible causes of Bruits (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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