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Interesting clinical case studies involving secondary causes of hypertension.
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PMID:  12415324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
While essential hypertension is very prevalent, secondary hypertension does occur in clinical practice with sufficient frequency to warrant special attention being given to those patients with severe hypertension who do not respond to standard treatments. The evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of secondary hypertension pose interesting challenges to the physician. In this article, three patients are described with different secondary causes of hypertension.
Joseph A Diamond
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Clinical Conference; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0027-2507     ISO Abbreviation:  Mt. Sinai J. Med.     Publication Date:  2002 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-04     Completed Date:  2002-11-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0241032     Medline TA:  Mt Sinai J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Diagnostic Imaging / methods
Hyperaldosteronism / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Hypertension / etiology*
Hypertension, Renovascular* / diagnosis,  therapy
Middle Aged
Pheochromocytoma / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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