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- renovascular hypertension
- renal artery stenosis
- peripheral vascular disease
A previously healthy 22-year-old female was diagnosed with new-onset grade III renovascular hypertension. CT angiography showed a single 9 mm long filiform segment at the origin of the right renal artery (figure 1A, arrow). Blood pressure dropped after percutaneous angioplasty with stenting (figure 1B) and remained normal without any need for antihypertensive therapy for more than 2 years, when the patient was referred again …
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