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We report a 31-year old woman with essential hypertension grade III and history of branch retinal vein occlusion in the setting of hyperhomocysteinemia due to homozygous MTHFR gene mutation and elevated Lp(a). The patient was treated successfully with antihypertensive treatment, acetylsalicylic acid and multivitamin complex supplementation.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.12.015

Type

Journal article

Journal

Int J Cardiol

Publication Date

03/09/2010

Volume

143

Pages

e42 - e44

Keywords

Adult, Antihypertensive Agents, Aspirin, Female, Humans, Hyperhomocysteinemia, Hypertension, Lipoprotein(a), Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2), Point Mutation, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Vitamins