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What is Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) ?

Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a disease of the artery wall, without atherosclerosis (cholesterol deposits) or inflammation present. Sometimes this can lead to an arterial stenosis (narrowing), a dilation (aneurysm) or a dissection (tear) of the affected artery. A stenosis or a dissection can be responsible for a reduction in arterial blood flow. The effect of this reduced blood flow depends on the location of the arteries involved.

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Latest Member Stories

My FMD story

by ok68 published 1 day ago
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I was diagnosed in 2015 following investigations into hypertension.
I first went to my GP and was given antihypertensives and referred to a cardio...

Elastine gene mutation

by Perrine published 7 months ago
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Last year (2015), I had enough of not having clear information on this disease which has made my life miserable for years, without me knowing what ...

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