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What is Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries?

What is Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries?

  • Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: A rare disease where the blood vessel walls thicken and harden which reduces blood flow through the arteries and into various organs. The main arteries that may be affected are those in the kidney's and abdomen as well as the carotid artery which caries blood from the heart to the neck.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: Introduction

Types of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries:

Broader types of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries:

Who gets Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries?

Gender Ratio for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: female predominance

How serious is Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries?

Complications of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: see complications of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

What causes Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries?

Causes of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: see causes of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

What are the symptoms of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries?

Symptoms of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: see symptoms of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

Complications of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: see complications of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries.
Treatments for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: see treatments for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries
Research for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: see research for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

Name and Aliases of Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

Main name of condition: Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries

Other names or spellings for Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries:

FMD, Fibromuscular dysplasia

Fibromuscular dysplasia of renal artery Source - Diseases Database

Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries: Related Conditions

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