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 ...

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

  • Carotid artery bruits (cervical bruits)
  • Cranial bruits (intracranial ...
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