J. SHIRLEY SWEENEY, M.D., Sc.D., F.A.C.P.; JOHN M. PACE, M.D., F.A.C.S.
In the December 1943 edition of this Journal, we reported a case of hypertension caused by unilateral kidney disease.1
The patient (M. J. M.) was at that time unmarried, aged 21, and consulted one of us (J. S. S.) 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. The only illness that she had had during childhood was measles. She stated that she had had some sort of kidney trouble, the nature of which was not clear; however, she remembered
SWEENEY JS, PACE JM. HYPERTENSION CAUSED BY UNILATERAL KIDNEY DISEASE (A FOLLOW-UP REPORT)1. Ann Intern Med. 1948;29:370–374. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-2-370
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(2):370-374.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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