Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a rare, idiopathic and nonatheromatous disease. Definitive diagnosis is made only by angiography, which is characterized by a "string of beads" appearance. In this article, we present the rare entity of early-onset thromboembolic stroke due to FMD in a case who was found to have a carotid artery lesion in angiography. Antiaggregant therapy was given (300 mg/oral/day) and partial improvement was observed on follow-up.
Fibromuscular dysplasia, carotid artery, child, stroke, angiography
ÇOMOĞLU, SELÇUK and GÜRER, YAVUZ (2006) "Early Onset Stroke Due To Fibromuscular Dysplasia in a Child," Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 36: No. 4, Article 10. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol36/iss4/10