HYPERTENSION DUE TO RENAL ARTERY ANEURYSM
Fuat Sar 1, Cigdem Kutlu 1, Yesim Kara 1, Mehnur Turan 1, Faik Cetin 1, Omer Sarılar 2, Rumeyza Kazancioglu 3 *
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1 Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul, Turkiye
2 Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkiye
3 Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Istanbul, Turkiye
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Abstract

The most common pathogenetic lesion associated with renovascular hypertension is atherosclerosis. Next in etiologic incidence is arterial fibromuscular hyperplasia. The only other lesion common enough to warrant percentage classification is renal artery aneurysm. Here, we present a case with an aneurysm of the left renal artery following a gunshot wound and its resultant malign hypertension.

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https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82618

Eur J Gen Med, 2008 - Volume 5 Issue 4, pp. 251-253

Publication date: 15 Oct 2008

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