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The Ask-Upmark kidney: a curable cause of hypertension in young patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15647775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We are reporting a case of arterial hypertension in a young woman who had an atrophic kidney with a cortical groove and histological features of the Ask-Upmark kidney. Her hypertension was renin dependent and the patient was cured following nephrectomy. Controversy on the pathogenesis of this clinical entity is briefly reviewed.
J Babin; M Sackett; C Delage; M Lebel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of human hypertension     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0950-9240     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Hypertens     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-07-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8811625     Medline TA:  J Hum Hypertens     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Divisions of Nephrology and Pathology, Centre hospitalier universitaire, L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec Hospital, Québec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Hypertension, Renal / blood,  etiology*,  surgery
Kidney / abnormalities*,  pathology,  radiography
Renin / blood
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