Calcification of atheromatous plaque of the carotid arteries is a common condition seen in Pans and CBCTs in about 5% of adults over 40 years but can reach 60% in patients with chronic renal disease. The common carotid bifurcation in the neck and the internal carotid arteries of the cavernous sinus are frequently affected. Here is an example of the Left Internal Carotid artery in the  cavernous sinus:

​The two arrows in the axial slice are showing two short thin white lines parallel to each other which are the medial and lateral walls of the artery in the plane of the section. The sagittal view below shows a single arrow pointing to an almost complete white circle which is the calcified plaque in the wall.
The patient and their MD should be notified.

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