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September 1982

Fibromuscular Dysplasia of the Right Subclavian Artery

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Surgery (Drs McCready, Pairolero, Hollier, and Brown) and Anatomic Pathology (Dr Lie), Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

Arch Surg. 1982;117(9):1243-1245. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1982.01380330097025

• A patient had fibromuscular dysplasia of the right subclavian artery and aneurysm formation. Although originally considered as being localized to the renal arteries, fibromuscular dysplasia is a generalized arterial dysplasia. We believe this is the first reported case of this disease involving the subclavian artery.

(Arch Surg 1982;117:1243-1245)