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An Uncommon Cause of Renovascular Hypertension.
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PMID:  22503378     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Renovascular hypertension is usually due to an atherosclerotic artery stenosis or a fibromuscular dysplasia. We describe an uncommon cause of renal ischemia. A 66-year-old woman was admitted for severe hypertension. During her stay, she presented an acute myocardial infarction with normal coronary angiography. After a flank pain, a contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography scan was performed which revealed a stenosis of the left main renal artery. However, renal angiography displayed a thrombosis. Transesophageal echocardiography showed a mobile mass attached to the mitral valve. A diagnosis of renal artery thrombosis and acute myocardial infarction both resulting from a cardiac tumour embolism was established.
Authors:
Laetitia Boggetto-Graham; Olivier Chavanon; Rachid Hacini; Frédéric Thony; Mathieu Rodière; Sylvie Lantuejoul; Dimitri Salameire; Jean-Philippe Baguet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1916-7075     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Grenoble, France.
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