PMID: 7089815Jul 31, 1982Paper

Diagnostic problems in renal hypertension. A case report

South African Medical Journal = Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Geneeskunde
M Sandler, L H Opie


A case of severe hypertension due to fibromuscular dysplasia of the renal artery in a young adult woman is described. Several atypical features (both clinical and biochemical) are presented, and a guideline is suggested for investigations in younger adults with severe hypertension who are unresponsive to adequate drug therapy. Current concepts and features of fibromuscular dysplasia of arterial vessels are discussed.

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Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Renal Hypertension
Hypertension, Renovascular
Renal Artery Stenosis

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