The Hypertension Problem in Children

  • Mary Jane Jesse
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 5)


Prior to 1970 the problem of hypertension in children revolved around renal disease, central nervous system disease, coarctation of the aorta, and rare endocrine or collagen disease.


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, The Hague 1982

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