A 31 year old woman with essential hypertension grade III and branch retinal vein occlusion with homozygous C677T MTHFR hyperhomocysteinemia and high Lp(a) levels

Cardiology Department, Hippokration Hospital Athens, Greece.
International journal of cardiology (Impact Factor: 4.04). 02/2009; 143(3):e42-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.12.015
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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.

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