Which histologic findings are characteristic of the medial hyperplasia subtype of fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)?

Updated: Jul 27, 2018
  • Author: James A Wilson, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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This accounts for 1-2% of all renal cases of FMD.

True smooth muscle concentric hyperplasia without fibrotic changes is noted.

The result is a smooth stenosis on radiographic study.


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