Most people who have fibro muscular dysplasia don't have any symptoms. Still, it's possible you could have some signs or symptoms of the disease, depending on what artery is affected by fibro muscular dysplasia.
Epidemiology: Although early autopsy and radiologic series suggested that FMD involving the craniocervical arteries occurs at a frequency of approximately 1%, a more recent large series looking at FMD in the carotid arteries only suggests a lower frequency, on the order of 0.02%.
Researches: fibromuscular dysplasia support, education & advocacy Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a complex disease that is most commonly seen in women, with systemic presentation that may include dissection or aneurysm most commonly in the renal and carotid arteries, low bone density, joint laxity and degenerative disease in the spine, migraine-like headaches, dizziness, and tinnitus. FMD is considered a rare disease; however, it is also believed to be underdiagnosed. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation?s primary funding source for research on the brain and nervous system. The NINDS conducts research on stroke and vascular lesions of the nervous system and supports studies through grants to medical institutions across the country.