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Katharine Rainer, Emory University School of Medicine, 1450 La France Street NE, Apartment 548, Atlanta, Georgia 30307. knraine@emory.edu

Dr. Bercu is a speaker for Terumo Medical Corp.; and has received support from the U.S. National Institutes of Health. All other authors have reported that they have no relationships relevant to the contents of this paper to disclose.



  • hypertension
  • stenosis
  • vascular disease

New-Onset Uncontrolled Hypertension and Renal Failure in a Young Woman


Journal Title:

JACC-Cardiovascular Imaging


Volume 2, Number 1


, Pages 64-68

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This report describes the case of a previously healthy 30-year-old woman who presented with uncontrolled hypertension and renal failure. This case emphasizes the importance of considering renal artery disease. The differential diagnosis for renal artery stenosis is discussed, and the diagnosis and management of Takayasu's arteritis in this patient are highlighted. (Level of Difficulty: Beginner.)

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