Quiz: Atherosclerosis
Question 1 of 3  

What is the most common cause of a heart attack and stroke?

  • A.

    Patchy deposits (called plaques) that form in the lining of the artery wall

  • B.

    Plaques growing into the opening (lumen) of the artery, gradually causing it to narrow

  • C.

    Plaques that split open (rupture) and expose the plaque material within to the bloodstream, causing blood clots to form

  • D.

    Thickening of arteriole walls, causing arteriosclerosis

Am I correct?