EARL I. MULMED, M.D.; ARCHIE H. BAGGENSTOSS, M.D.; HOWARD B. BURCHELL, M.D.
When physical examination reveals markedly increased arterial pressure, determination of the rôle of the kidneys in the causation of this symptom often presents a difficult problem.
The question may arise as to whether hypertension of the essential type could occur independently in a case in which evidence of past or latent chronic glomerulonephritis is found. Recently we had the opportunity of studying the histologic appearance of the kidneys and of the arterioles of the skeletal muscles in a case in which the clinical picture was that of severe essential hypertension and in which an established history of chronic glomerulonephritis in
MULMED EI, BAGGENSTOSS AH, BURCHELL HB. A CASE OF CHRONIC NEPHRITIS IN CHILDHOOD WITH LATER DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE HYPERTENSION; RENAL BIOPSY(A CASE OF CHRONIC NEPHRITIS IN CHILDHOOD WITH LATER DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE HYPERTENSION; RENAL BIOPSY*). Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:1033–1042. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-5-1033
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(5):1033-1042.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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