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Paediatric hypertension often goes unrecognised

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 30 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:421

Hypertension in children and adolescents is an independent risk factor for adult hypertension and is associated with early markers of cardiovascular disease. Most of the children have primary hypertension, but the proportion of those with secondary hypertension will be higher than in …

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