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Disease Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Name Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Synonyms Dysplasia, Fibromuscular | Dysplasias, Fibromuscular | Fibromuscular Dysplasias
Definition An idiopathic, segmental, nonatheromatous disease of the musculature of arterial walls, leading to STENOSIS of small and medium-sized arteries. There is true proliferation of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS and fibrous tissue. Fibromuscular dysplasia lesions are smooth stenosis and occur most often in the renal and carotid arteries. They may also occur in other peripheral arteries of the extremity.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D005352

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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arterial Occlusive Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fibromuscular Dysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Fibromuscular Dysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries