Hypertension induced by occult renal tissue

S. K. Fernbach, E. A. Holland, I. Benuck, S. Young

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Hypertension was noted in 2 children thought to have a solitary kidney after multiple radiological studies. Aggressive diagnostic evaluation allowed for detection of occult contralateral renal tissue. Surgical removal of this parenchyma resulted in a return to normal blood pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)842-844
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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