Resistant hypertension in acute post infectious glomerulonephritis

A. Suchetha Rao, Rathika Shenoy, Kamalakshi Bhat, Nutan Kamath

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Abstract

In clinical practice hypertension in acute post infectious glomerulonephritis is responsive to standard therapy. We report resistant hypertension in a child requiring nine antihypertensive drugs including intravenous therapy and diuretics. The course was complicated by recurrent occipital headache, transient visual loss and encephalopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-332
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Practical Pediatrics
Volume12
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2010

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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