Hypertension in Hypothyroidism; a Rare Association in Childhood

Authors

1 All India Institute of Medical Science Patna

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, India.

Abstract

     The association of hypothyroidism with hypertension is an uncommon phenomenon.   Hypertension adds to cardiovascular risk in any population and hypertension due to hypothyroidism is reversible with hormonal replacement. Although there are various case studies exists in adults but such reports are rare in children.

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