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SECONDARY HYPERTENSION-CAUSE

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SECONDARY HYPERTENSION-CAUSE

Secondary HTN comprises only 5% of HTN cases. Causes:
1. Renovascular hypertension
2. Primary hyperaldosteronism
3. Cushing syndrome
4. Coarctation of the aorta
5. Thyroid/parathyroid disease
6. Chronic kidney disease
7. Sleep apnea
8. Drugs
9. Phaeochromocytoma.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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