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Default calcified medium sized artery in pelvic region

after a fall a 59 year old female experienced some right hip pain a radiograph revealed no fracture but there are calcified medium sized arterial branches in the pelvic region . what is the significant of this finding?
a. this is a fracture of DM
b. her blood pressure need to be checked
c. this is an incidental finding
d. she is at a risk of gangerous necrosis
e. hyperthyrodism is likely
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b. her blood pressure need to be checked

i think it is a case of Monckeberg arteriosclerosis, and due to its association with a cardiovascular events, the blood pressure should be checked....
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c. this is an incidental finding
This human medial calcification, Mönckeberg’s sclerosis, is common and occurs independently of atherosclerosis. It is more frequent in people over 50 years of age and diabetics.
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it is Mönckeberg’s sclerosis and it occurs independant of atherosclerosis and don't have such serious complication of atherosclerosis so its necessary to check hypertension and its find by incident in older patients
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