Case 43-1978: Hypertension with Aortic Narrowing in a Young Korean Man

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, James J. Galdabini, Betty U. Mcneely, Eve E. Slater, John T. Fallon

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Presentation of Case A 28-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of hypertension. He was well until seven years previously, when mild hypertension was found; no treatment was prescribed. He began to experience fatigue, exertional dyspnea and occasional dull occipital headaches. Two months before admission examination elsewhere disclosed a murmur over the posterior thoracic area. A pulmonary arteriographic examination was reported to show coarctation of the aorta. He was referred to this hospital. The patient was a Korean national who was studying in the United States. An uncle had hypertension. There was no personal history of epistaxis, claudication or.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1002-1008
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number18
StatePublished - 2 Nov 1978


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