Fibromuscular Dysplasia of Bilateral Brachial Arteries

@article{Kolluri2004FibromuscularDO,
  title={Fibromuscular Dysplasia of Bilateral Brachial Arteries},
  author={Raghu Kolluri and Gary Ansel},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={685 - 689}
}
Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a noninflammatory, nonatherosclerotic disease of the vascular system, that can affect intima, media, or adventitia. The dysplasia in these layers leads to decrease in the lumen and increased turbulence leading to diminished flow through the affected portion. The treatment of FMD thus far has been either surgical and/or interventional. The authors describe a patient who presented with painful digits and who was found to have bilateral brachial artery FMD and was… CONTINUE READING
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