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MRA; Angiography - magnetic resonance
A normal result means the blood vessels do not show any signs of narrowing or blockage.
An abnormal exam suggests a problem with one or more blood vessels. This may suggest atherosclerosis, trauma, a congenital disease, or other vascular condition.
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