White coat hypertension in two adolescents

Yoshio Yamaguchi, Midori Awazu, Seiji Matsuoka, Jun Maeda, Mitsuaki Tokumura, Yoshifumi Kojima, Nobutake Matsuo

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Abstract

We describe two adolescent boys with white coat hypertension. Both patients had significantly high blood pressure documented on more than three occasions at clinic. No cause for hypertension or target organ damage was demonstrated. Twenty-four-hour mean ambulatory blood pressure values were normal for height and sex, which led to the diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-62
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Hypertension
  • White coat hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Nephrology

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