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A 25-year-old woman presents to her family physician for an annual check-up. She is noted to have a normal heart rate and respiratory rate and blood pressure of 164/91 mm Hg. Laboratory studies show hemoglobin of 12.3 g/dL and normal electrolytes. Physical examination reveals a bruit upon auscultation of the abdomen. Which of the following treatments is most appropriate for this patient?

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The correct answer is C. You answered C.

The physical findings are suggestive of renal artery stenosis, possibly due to renal artery dysplasia. The patient has hypertension, which is secondary to another underlying disorder and potentially can be treated and cured.