Anthopoulos, L.P.; Moulopoulos, S.D.
April 1971
Angiology;Apr1971, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p184
Academic Journal
The relationship among hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis and hypertensive heart disease has been well established, in large epidemiologic studies. However, hypercholesterolemia should be long lasting in order to be considered as a factor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. This paper deals with a case of hypercholesterolemia encountered during the first decade of life, associated with hypertension and coarctation of the abdominal aorta. The association of the three syndromes in this patient, may be of interest in studying their pathogenetic relationship.


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