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What exactly is renal artery occlusion?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Blockage / narrowing
Of renal artery caused by atherosclerotic plaque or in few instances by fibromuscular dysplasia which occurs mostly in younger women, or from a fibrous obstruction in people with nerofibromatosis.

In brief: Blockage / narrowing
Of renal artery caused by atherosclerotic plaque or in few instances by fibromuscular dysplasia which occurs mostly in younger women, or from a fibrous obstruction in people with nerofibromatosis.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Obstruction
Renal artery is the artery that feeds the kidney.
If occluded, it is shut down. The kidney will not necessarily shut down however. It may still get its blood supply from collaterals (small branches) that bypass the blocked site. The kidney function will not be normal though!

In brief: Obstruction
Renal artery is the artery that feeds the kidney.
If occluded, it is shut down. The kidney will not necessarily shut down however. It may still get its blood supply from collaterals (small branches) that bypass the blocked site. The kidney function will not be normal though!
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Thank
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