Renal-Artery Abnormalities in Three Hypertensive Sisters: Probable Familial Fibromuscular Hyperplasia

Morton M. Halpern, Howard S. Sanford, Manuel Viamonte

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Abstract

Angiographic findings in three female siblings, ages 45, 48, and 52, suggested fibromuscular hyperplasia of the renal arteries. A hereditary developmental weakness of the renal artery may be an etiologic factor of this pathological abnormality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)512-513
Number of pages2
JournalJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume194
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 1965

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