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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52-55

Renovascular hypertension in a 9-year-old boy with primary vesicoureteral reflux


Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Md. Murad Chowdhury
Department Pediatric Nephrology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka
Bangladesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/pnjb.pnjb_12_21

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Renovascular hypertension is an important cause of secondary hypertension in the pediatric age group. Reflux nephropathy has also been regarded as one of the most common disorders leading to secondary hypertension in children. Secondary hypertension must be appropriately diagnosed and treated. Here we report the presentation, diagnosis, and management of a case of secondary hypertension in a 9-year-old boy due to unilateral diffuse narrowing of the left renal artery along with ipsilateral grade 4 primary vesicoureteral reflux.


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