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Secondary hypertension

JA Ker

Abstract


Secondary hypertension is rare and the diagnosis may be challenging although, on occasion, there are clinical features  indicative of a specific underlying cause. The more commonly encountered causes include renal parenchymal and vascular disease, phaeochromocytoma, endocrine causes, sleep apnoea and drugs.



http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20786204.2011.10874130
AJOL African Journals Online