Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Renal Artery Embolism Symptoms

Renal artery occlusion may not cause symptoms if the blockage in the artery occurs slowly, over time. Slow narrowing of the renal artery is called renal artery stenosis. High blood pressure may be the only symptom in someone with renal artery stenosis.

Symptoms of sudden renal artery occlusion include:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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