J. SHIRLEY SWEENEY, M.D., SC.D., F.A.C.P.; JOHN M. PACE, M.D.
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Numerous reports of unilateral renal disease associated with hypertension have appeared in the literature since the epochal researches of Goldblatt. The purpose of this report is to add to the literature one more case of what seems to be a perfectly typical atrophic kidney which was associated with marked hypertension.
The patient, Miss M. J. M., aged 21, consulted one of us on May 3, 1941. She was referred by her family physician because of high blood pressure. Her family history was entirely negative. Her menstrual history likewise was perfectly normal. Her only illness during childhood was measles,
SWEENEY JS, PACE JM. HYPERTENSION CAUSED BY UNILATERAL KIDNEY DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1943;19:1013–1017. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-6-1013
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(6):1013-1017.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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