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Secondary hypertension

Joseph Cheriyan, Carmel M. McEniery and Ian B. Wilkinson

in Hypertension

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ISBN: 9780199229550
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726040 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229550.003.04

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Secondary hypertension

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Vascular

Co-arctation of the aorta - Renal artery stenosis

Endocrine

Hyperaldosteronism - Conn's syndrome - Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia - Cushing's syndrome - Phaeochromocytoma - Hyperparathyroidism - Hyperthyroidism

Renal

Renal parenchymal disease - Adult polycystic kidney disease - Renal tumours

Drugs

Liquorice - Alcohol - Oral contraceptive pill - Steroids - Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - Immunosuppressives - Vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors - Monoamine oxidase inhibitors - Cocaine - Heavy metals

Chapter.  7887 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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