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Hypertension, renal artery stenosis and the "primary" antiphospholipid syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1757947     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a 35-year-old man with a history of previous deep vein thrombosis who presented with hypertension. Renal investigations revealed failure to excrete contrast medium by the right kidney on intravenous pyelography. Digital subtraction angiography showed an 80% stenosis of the left renal artery. He was antinuclear antibody negative, as well as negative for antibodies to double stranded deoxyribonucleic acid and extractable nuclear antigens. The lupus anticoagulant test and antibodies to cardiolipin were positive. He conforms to a diagnosis of "primary" antiphospholipid syndrome.
R A Asherson; G E Noble; G R Hughes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-02-06     Completed Date:  1992-02-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1413-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Lupus/Arthritis Research Unit, Rayne Institute, St. Thomas Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies / analysis
Antibodies, Antinuclear / analysis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology*
Cardiolipins / immunology
Hypertension, Renovascular / etiology*
Renal Artery / radiography
Renal Artery Obstruction / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies; 0/Antibodies, Antinuclear; 0/Cardiolipins

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