Internal carotid artery fibromuscular dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr 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

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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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Case information

rID: 33586
Published: 17th Jan 2015
Last edited: 1st Feb 2016
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