Medicine – MCQ 146 – Renal artery stenosis

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Renal artery stenosis may occur in all of the following except:
A. Atherosclerosis
B. Fibromuscular dysplasia
C. Takayasu’s arteritis
D. Polyarteritis nodosa

Correct answer : D. Polyarteritis nodosa

Causes of renal artery stenosis:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia
  • Takayasu arteritis
  • Tranplant renal artery stenosis
  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome

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