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Polycythaemia and hypertension caused by renal artery stenosis

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Malcolm Coulthard, Dr Bill Lamb

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Abstract

A girl with failure to thrive and a haemoglobin of 140 g/l at 1.3 years died from a brain haemorrhage 2.5 years later. Renal artery stenosis had caused severe, chronic hypertension and increased erythropoietin secretion (haemoglobin 182 g/l). Blood pressure should be measured in all unwell children, including those failing to thrive.


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Author(s): Coulthard MG; Lamb WH

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Archives of Disease in Childhood

Year: 2002

Volume: 86

Issue: 4

Pages: 307-308

ISSN (print): 0003-9888

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Publisher: BMJ Group

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.86.4.307

DOI: 10.1136/adc.86.4.307


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