A Case of a Child with Stroke and Severe Hypertension Due to Vasculopathy in Neurofibromatosis Type I
American Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 1-3
Received: Sep. 14, 2016; Accepted: Oct. 12, 2016; Published: Mar. 17, 2017
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Kusa K., Department of Pediatrics, Faculty Hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Rozsival P., Department of Pediatrics, Faculty Hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Melek J., Department of Pediatrics, Faculty Hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Lukeš A., Pediatric Cardiology, Faculty Hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Štefáčková Š., Pediatric Neurology, Faculty Hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Albahri Z., Department of Pediatrics, Faculty Hospital, Charles University in Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
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Abstract
Ischemic stroke is an infrequent disease of pediatric patients. We report a case of 2 year old child with neurofibromatosis, who had acute hemiplegia and severe hypertension (required artery angioplasty) due to both cerebral vascular disease and renal artery stenosis.
Keywords
Neurofibromatosis, Vasculopathy, Stroke, Renovascular Stenosis
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Kusa K., Rozsival P., Melek J., Lukeš A., Štefáčková Š., Albahri Z., A Case of a Child with Stroke and Severe Hypertension Due to Vasculopathy in Neurofibromatosis Type I, American Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.11648/j.ajp.20170301.11
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