Fibromuscular dysplasia - involving internal carotid artery

Case contributed by Andrew Dixon


Hypertension with suspected renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Beaded appearance of the internal carotid arteries at the C1 to C2 level greater on the left than the right. Finding is typical of fibromuscular dysplasia

Beaded appearance of the internal carotid artery at the C1 to C2 level typical of fibromuscular dysplasia

Case Discussion

Typical location and appearance of internal carotid artery fibromuscular dysplasia

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