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Aldosteronoma coexisting with renal artery stenosis in secondary hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1598748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of secondary hypertension due to an aldosteronoma coexisting with renal artery stenosis is reported. Tumor resection resulted in an immediate but short-lived clinical relief. Follow-up aortography revealed progressive arterial stenosis and infrarenal aortic occlusion. Differential renal venous renin and renal scintigraphy suggested renovascular hypertension. It is necessary to search for a second curable lesion if hypertension remains uncontrollable after surgical correction of an apparent cause.
Y K Cheung; F L Chan; K S Lam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologic radiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0171-1091     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol Radiol     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-06     Completed Date:  1992-07-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909483     Medline TA:  Urol Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Diagnostic Radiology Division, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / complications*,  radiography
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / complications*,  radiography
Hyperaldosteronism / etiology*
Hypertension, Renovascular / etiology*
Renal Artery Obstruction / complications*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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