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Renal artery stenosis

Renal artery stenosis: Introduction

Renal artery stenosis: renal artery stenosis is a narrowing or blockage of the artery that supplies blood to the kidney. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Renal artery stenosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Renal artery stenosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Renal artery stenosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Renal artery stenosis

Home Diagnostic Testing and Renal artery stenosis

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Causes of Types of Renal artery stenosis:

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Renal artery stenosis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Renal artery stenosis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Renal artery stenosis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Renal artery stenosis may include:

  • Surgery to reduce artery obstruction- percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty, stent insertion
  • Aspirin
  • Treatment of underlying risk factors eg diabetes, hyperlipidemia
  • Alti-Captopril
  • Gen-Captopril
  • PMS-Captopril
  • Captral
  • more treatments...»

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Renal artery stenosis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Renal artery stenosis

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Renal artery stenosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Renal artery stenosis

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Renal artery stenosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Renal artery stenosis

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Renal artery stenosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Renal artery stenosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Renal artery stenosis listed in Disease Database:

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Detailed list of causes of Renal artery stenosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Renal artery stenosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Renal artery stenosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Renal artery stenosis. Of the 16 causes of Renal artery stenosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Renal artery stenosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Renal artery stenosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Renal artery stenosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Renal artery stenosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Renal artery stenosis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Renal artery stenosis:

    Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Renal artery stenosis:

    Arterial dysplasias, Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Cardiovascular disease (106 causes), Congenital stenosis, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Extrarenal ATH, Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries, Hyperlipidemia (28 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Medial fibroplasia, Neurofibromatosis

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