Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Slovut, David P.; Olin, Jeffrey W.
April 2004
New England Journal of Medicine;4/29/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 18, p1862
Academic Journal
Presents a review article on fibromuscular dysplasia. Definition of the three types of fibromuscular dysplasia; Notes on diagnosis of the condition and how it sometimes masks as vasculitis; Background on renovascular fibromuscular dysplasia; Imaging methods used to detect renal-artery stenosis; Therapy options; Cerebrovascular fibromuscular dysplasia which can be difficult to diagnose; Imaging methods; Treatments; fibromuscular dysplasia in other vascular territories; Call for further study of the disease.


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