Fibromuscular dysplasia is not diagnosed by one screening test, and angiography is the gold standard as duplex ultrasound, CAT scan and MRI can all miss FMD in the abdomen or cervical vessels.
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References and Resources:
Ministro A, Cunha E Sá D, Evangelista A, Damião A, Fernandes A, Dinis da Gama A. Fibromuscular dysplasia of the brachial artery, an unusual cause of upper extremities ischemia. A case report and review of the literature. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc. 2008 October-December;15(4):223-231
Hobbs DJ, Barletta GM, Mowry JA, Bunchman TE. Renovascular hypertension and intrarenal artery aneurysms in a preschool child.
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