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Renal Artery Obstruction

Narrowing or occlusion of the RENAL ARTERY or arteries. It is due usually to ATHEROSCLEROSIS; FIBROMUSCULAR DYSPLASIA; THROMBOSIS; EMBOLISM, or external pressure. The reduced renal perfusion can lead to renovascular hypertension (HYPERTENSION, RENOVASCULAR).

Year introduced: RENAL ARTERY STENOSIS was see under RENAL ARTERY OBSTRUCTION 1963-1983

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Tree Number(s): C12.050.351.968.419.775, C12.200.777.419.775, C12.950.419.775, C14.907.137.727

MeSH Unique ID: D012078

Entry Terms:

  • Obstruction, Renal Artery
  • Obstructions, Renal Artery
  • Renal Artery Obstructions
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Renal Artery Stenoses
  • Stenoses, Renal Artery
  • Stenosis, Renal Artery

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