Fibromuscular Dysplasia Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 03, 2017
  • Author: James A Wilson, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Arterial dissection
  • Stroke
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Vasculitis
  • Vasospasm secondary to subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Vasospasm secondary to angiographic contrast agent and/or catheter
  • Vasospasm secondary to stimulant use
  • Degos disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)
  • Varicella zoster virus (VZV) vasculitis
  • Other infectious vasculitis

Differential Diagnoses