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Fibromuscular dysplasia


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia of arteries
  • FMD
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  • I have fibromuscular dysplasia in several of my arteries. My doctor says this condition is usually caused from smoking, but I have never smoked. What would cause this disease to occur in so many arteries? Click here for answer

  • My husband is 38-years-old, and we just found out he has fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD). He had a stroke 6 months ago. My question is, how long before he has another stroke? Can this take his life? Click here for answer