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Pediatric hypertension: clinical profile and etiology.
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PMID:  2055628     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thirty six symptomatic hospitalized hypertensive children were evaluated for clinical profile and etiology. They were divided into two groups of 23 and 13 patients, respectively of chronic persistent hypertension and acute transient hypertension. Headache, failure to thrive, dyspnea and edema were common clinical features. Renal parenchymal pathology was the commonest etiology in both groups with a tubulo-interstitial pathology being more common amongst chronic hypertensives and acute glomerulonephritis in acute transient hypertensives. Essential hypertension was uncommon, found in only two patients with chronic hypertension reflecting probably an asymptomatic status of most patients with essential hypertension.
A Khalil; T P Singh; R Arora; R K Puri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0019-6061     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-29     Completed Date:  1991-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Hypertension / epidemiology*,  etiology,  physiopathology
India / epidemiology

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