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What are the symptoms of renal artery stenosis?

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Renal artery stenosis usually doesn't cause any specific symptoms. Sometimes, the first sign is high blood pressure that's extremely hard to control, along with worsening of previously well-controlled high blood pressure, or elevated blood pressure that affects other organs in your body.

From: Renal Artery Stenosis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: JAMA Patient Page: "Renal Artery Stenosis." Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: "Renal Artery Stenosis Treatments: A Guide for Consumers." Weinberg, M. , March 2010. Simon, J. , March 2010.



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SOURCES: JAMA Patient Page: "Renal Artery Stenosis." Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: "Renal Artery Stenosis Treatments: A Guide for Consumers." Weinberg, M. , March 2010. Simon, J. , March 2010.



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