Resistant hypertension due to unilateral renal artery occlusion as the first presentation of antiphospholipid syndrome

Mohammad Hasan Namazi, Isa Khaheshi, Ali Reza Serati, Mohammad Reza Movahed

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Abstract

Resistant hypertension in the setting of renal artery occlusion should prompt further investigation for secondary causes in a young patient. We present renal artery occlusion in the setting of antiphospholipid syndrome as the initial presentation successfully treated with percutaneous intervention. This case is followed by review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)190-191
Number of pages2
JournalCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

Keywords

  • Autoimmune disease
  • Percutaneous intervention
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Stenting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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