Hypertension in children is usually undiagnosed by most of the clinicians. It is better to habituate to measure blood pressure in clinics as routine. In children primary hypertension is unusual but it may present. Most of the cases of childhood hypertension will have an underlying etiology especially renal pathology. Renal profile of the child with hypertension and ultasonography of abdomen including pelvis is required.
Radha Mohan Mara
Dr. M. Radha Mohan, Completed MBBS from Siddhartha Medical College, in 2000, NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada,Andhra Pradesh, India. Completed PG in Pediatrics from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 2012, NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. Working as Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Government Medical College.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Hypertension, CLINICAL PROFILE, childhood hypertension, Renal Pathology, underlying etiology, Medicine, child medicine, child health
MEDICAL / General