Recurrent Aneurysms of the Upper Arteries of the Lower Limb: An Atypical Manifestation of Fibromuscular Dysplasia -- A Case Report

Herpels, Vincent; Van de Voorde, Wim; Wilms, Guy; Verbeken, Eric; Baert, Albert; Lauweryns, Jozef; Nevelsteen, Andre
May 1987
Angiology;May1987, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p411
Academic Journal
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.


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