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  • Carotid strands are a novel ultrasound finding of unknown prevalence.
  • Three cases of carotid strands are reported in subjects with or at risk for carotid atheroma.
  • In one subject, new material deposited in the bulb that disappeared with statin use.
  • Strands appear to be associated with atherosclerosis and possibly atherogenesis.