Arterial thrombosis (disorder),cerebral thrombosis,blood clots#thromboembolism,

Arterial thrombosis is a blood clot that develops in an artery. It's very dangerous, because it can obstruct the flow of blood to major organs.

Depending on where the clot forms, arterial thrombosis can cause several serious conditions, including:

Heart attack and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the UK.

Arterial thrombosis is a blood clot in an artery, which can be very serious because it can stop blood reaching important organs.

Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body and the heart muscle.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 9 Jun 2016