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rare complication of obesity related childhood hypertension: Aorta dissection

Author(s): Erkan Ayhan | Servet Altay | Ahmet Ekmekçi | Serhan Özcan | Muhammedo Tijani

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 2;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 449;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Aorta dissection | hypertension | obesity | complication

Obesity is a common public health problem and cause adverse effects on children’s cardiovascular system. Aortic dissection, a rare clinical manifestation of hypertension in a fat 18-year-old girl who was diagnosed to have hypertension, was presented in this report. J Clin Exp Invest 2011; 2 (4): 449-451
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