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Recurrent aneurysms of the upper arteries of the lower limb: an atypical manifestation of fibromuscular dysplasia--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3592298     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fibromuscular dysplasia (syn. arterial dysplasia, fibromuscular hyperplasia, medial fibroplasia) is an arteriopathy of unknown etiology, most frequently involving the renal arteries. The string-of-beads appearance of these lesions seems to be a characteristic angiographic finding. We report atypical angiographic findings at an unusual site, which proved to correspond to fibromuscular dysplasia at histological examination.
Authors:
V Herpels; W Van de Voorde; G Wilms; E Verbeken; A Baert; J Lauweryns; A Nevelsteen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1987 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-07     Completed Date:  1987-07-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  411-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm / etiology*,  pathology,  radiography
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / complications*
Femoral Artery* / pathology,  radiography
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / complications*,  pathology,  radiography
Humans
Male
Recurrence

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