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Refractory hypertension in a young woman.
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PMID:  20646749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 36-year-old woman was referred for the evaluation of refractory arterial hypertension with vasculorenal profile. Abdominal multislice computed tomography angiography (MSCT-angiography) was performed for further evaluation. Bilateral renal artery involvement was demonstrated with aneurysms, stenotic segments, and a string-of-beads-appearance in the right renal artey. We discuss the occurrence of fibromuscular dysplasia as a cause of refractory hypertension in young women and the increasing importance of MSCT studies for its diagnosis.
Isabel Olea-Comas; Angel Domínguez-Pérez; Verónica Nacarino-Mejías; María Alcázar Iribarren-Marín
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1527-9995     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1341-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Radiology Department, HH, UU Virgen Del Rocío, Ayda Manuel Siurot s/n, Seville, Spain.
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