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Before you're tested for fibromuscular dysplasia, your doctor may also want to check for atherosclerosis, another condition that can narrow your arteries.
Tests for atherosclerosis usually include:
The tests you'll have to diagnose fibromuscular dysplasia could include:
The most common form of fibromuscular dysplasia looks like a "string of beads" on imaging tests. Other, more-aggressive forms of fibromuscular dysplasia have a smooth appearance.
Once you've been diagnosed with fibromuscular dysplasia, your doctor may repeat a Doppler ultrasound exam, a CT angiogram or an MRI angiogram from time to time to see if your condition is getting worse.
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