Although many people are aware of renal artery stenosis, there is not much knowledge about it. Experts say we know that renal artery stenosis should begin with the cause of it. Now, let's get to know what causes of renal artery stenosis.
Takayasu arteritis: before 1990s, Takayasu arteritis was the leading cause of renal artery stenosis.
Atherosclerosis: common in elderly men, is a local manifestation of systemic vascular disease, in recent years these patients continue to increase, has become the primary cause of Takayasu's arteritis replace RAS at present, its incidence increases with age, especially in patients with diabetes, aorto iliac artery occlusive disease, coronary heart disease or hypertension.
Fibrous dysplasia: therefore, there are three common causes of renal artery stenosis, namely Takayasu arteritis, atherosclerosis, and dysplasia of the muscle fiber.
When our bodies are no longer healthy and suffer from disease, we should start looking for reasons from ourselves and then completely cure them. The three point above is a brief explanation of what causes renal artery stenosis.