Young woman diagnosed with rare artery disorderPlay Video - 5:17
March 6th, 2015
Young woman diagnosed with rare artery disorder
A biopsy of Cristina Beltran’s arteries revealed that the walls of her arteries were growing. Genetic testing found her parents carry a rare gene mutation, and she received defective genes from both. With medication and monitoring, she’s now living a normal life. NBC national correspondent Kate Snow reports.