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Hypertension due to a renal renin-secreting tumour.
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PMID:  2189029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a 25 year old man referred to our department because of a blood pressure of 162/122 mmHg, found during a general physical examination. A renal renin-secreting tumour was found to be the cause of the hypertension. It had a diameter of 4 cm and was enucleated from the right kidney. Subsequently the blood pressure returned to normal levels. Histological examination revealed a hemangiopericytoma.
D Duprez; H De Smet; H Roels; D Clement
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of human hypertension     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0950-9240     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Hypertens     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-02     Completed Date:  1990-07-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8811625     Medline TA:  J Hum Hypertens     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Hemangiopericytoma / complications,  secretion*
Hypertension / etiology*
Kidney Neoplasms / complications,  secretion*
Renin / secretion*
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