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Causes of Renal Artery Stenosis

Causes of Renal Artery Stenosis

Renal artery stenosis is almost exclusively caused by atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. The same risk factors for atherosclerosis also affect renal artery stenosis, including diet, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, and a family history of the disease. Additional risk factors include diabetes and renal insufficiency.

List of causes of Renal Artery Stenosis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Renal Artery Stenosis) that could possibly cause Renal Artery Stenosis includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Renal artery stenosis

Causes of Renal Artery Stenosis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Renal Artery Stenosis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Renal Artery Stenosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Renal Artery Stenosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Renal Artery Stenosis:

Renal Artery Stenosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Renal Artery Stenosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Renal Artery Stenosis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Renal Artery Stenosis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Renal Artery Stenosis. Our database lists the following as having Renal Artery Stenosis as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Renal Artery Stenosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Renal Artery Stenosis may be found in:

 

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