oa South African Family Practice - Secondary hypertension : review article
|Article Title||Secondary hypertension : review article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Sep 2011|
|Pages||441 - 442|
|Keyword(s)||Endocrine disorders, Phaeochromocytoma, Renovascular hypertension and Secondary hypertension|
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.
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