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European Journal of General Medicine
Medical Investigations Society
ISSN: 1304-3897
Vol. 5, No. 4, 2008, pp. 251-253
Bioline Code: gm08051
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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European Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2008, pp. 251-253

 en Hypertension Due To Renal Artery Aneurysm
Sar, Fuat; Kutlu, Cigdem; Kara, Yesim; Turan, Mehnur; Cetin, Faik; Sarılar, Omer & Kazancioglu, Rumeyza


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.

Hypertension, renal artery aneurysm, renovascular

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