ROBERT M. DOWBEN, M.D.
The successful experimental production of hypertension by methods which cause unilateral renal ischemia has created an interest among clinicians in human cases of hypertension associated with unilateral renal disease. In such cases of hypertension, renal neoplasm is an unusual cause. Maher and Woiska1 found two cases of renal tumors in a series of 101 cases of primary urinary tract disease associated with hypertension. In 29 cases of hypertension and unilateral renal disease, Abeshouse2 reports three cases with neoplasm. In other series of cases3-6 of hypertension associated with unilateral kidney disease, no cases of tumor appear. Two cases of renal neoplasm
DOWBEN RM. HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATED WITH RENAL NEOPLASM: REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:1079–1083. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-5-1079
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(5):1079-1083.
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