PR. J. BORIES / CNRI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PR. J. BORIES / CNRI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Torn artery in fibromuscular dysplasia. X-ray of the neck of a patient with fibromuscular dysplasia, where a spontaneous arterial dissection (tear) has occurred in the internal carotid artery. Fibromuscular dysplasia is a vascular disease that causes abnormal growth within the wall of an artery leading to common complications such as aneurisms and dissections.
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