LEONARD SCHERLIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; YU-CHEN LEE, M.D.
Instances of moderate or malignant hypertension due to renal arterial involvement have been reported sporadically among patients with chronic aortoiliac thrombosis, commonly known as the Leriche syndrome (1-6).
We are reporting an unusual instance of aortoiliac thrombosis with malignant hypertension treated successfully by thromboendarterectomy, bilateral lumbar sympathectomy, and left partial nephrectomy on the first occasion and again treated successfully by right partial nephrectomy five years later, when malignant hypertension recurred.
M. G., a 30-year-old white female, was admitted to the University of Maryland Hospital on November 10, 1953. Two and one-half weeks prior to admission, she
SCHERLIS L, LEE Y. Recurrent Hypertension in a Patient with Chronic Aortoiliac Thrombosis and Renal Artery Obstruction Successfully Treated on Two Occasions by Partial Nephrectomy. Ann Intern Med. ;60:117–124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-1-117
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(1):117-124.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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