Department of Physiology
University of Jos
AGE: 35 years
Patient called in hospital for a medical examination because he had just been admitted into College of Education for higher studies.
Questioning revealed that he has been in general good health and apart from occasional headaches, he hardly falls sick. There was no family history of sudden death or any chronic illness except for the fact that they seem to be rather prone to having twins in their family- his own wife has had three sets of twins, while his mother had had two sets of twins.
All systems were essentially normal on clinical examination.
IMPRESSION: Essential Hypertension
Chest Xray- Normal
ECG- Mild left ventricular hypertrophy.
Creator: Oluwole Ogunranti