secondary hypertension

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sec·on·dar·y hy·per·ten·sion

arterial hypertension produced by a known cause, for example, hyperthyroidism, kidney disease, etc., in contrast to primary hypertension that is of unknown cause.
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sec·on·dar·y hy·per·ten·sion

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē hī'pĕr-ten'shŭn)
Hypertension with an identifible cause (e.g., renal artery stenosis, renal failure, stress, sleep apnea, pheochromocytoma, primary hyperaldosteronism, preeclampsia).
See also: hypertension
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