Renal artery stenosis due to neurofibromatosis type 1: case report and literature review

  title={Renal artery stenosis due to neurofibromatosis type 1: case report and literature review},
  author={Lian Duan and Kai Feng and Anli Tong and Zhi-Yong Liang},
  booktitle={European journal of medical research},
BACKGROUND Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a relatively common autosomal dominant disorder. The most common vascular abnormality in patients with NF1 is bilateral or unilateral renal artery stenosis. CASE REPORT A 16-year-old boy presented with a headache of 4-year duration and was found to be moderately hypertensive. On physical examination, axillary freckling and multiple café-au-lait spots were revealed over the trunk, while numerous small nodules were palpable on the limbs. Biopsy of… CONTINUE READING


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