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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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The prevalence of primary (Total=50) and secondary hypertension (Total=6) is 3.68% and 0.44% and the causes of Secondary hypertension are five renal (83.33%), one endocrinal (16.66%)) and no co-arctation of aorta detected.
To conclude, we presented the first case of concomitant TA and FVII deficiency TA with RAS should be kept in mind as an etiologic factor for secondary hypertension, even if there is no blood pressure difference between the arms.
Common causes of secondary hypertension include obstructive sleep apnea, renal artery stenosis, chronic kidney disease, and endocrine alterations (3, 4, 5).
Mineralocorticoid and apparent mineralocorticoid syndromes of secondary hypertension. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2015; 22: 185-95.
Secondary hypertension: Diagnosis and management of an adrenal adenoma.
Common causes of secondary hypertension include kidney disease, renovascular disease, prescription medications and illicit drugs, coarctation of the aorta, pheochromocytoma, primary aldosteronism, thyroid disease and parathyroid disease.
The committee strongly recommended the routine performance of ambulatory BP monitoring in patients with high-risk conditions, such as diabetes, secondary hypertension, or renal disease, to look for abnormal circadian BP patterns that might point to an increased risk of target organ damage.
Such cases are referred to as secondary hypertension. The relationship between hypertension and the underlying disease may not always be understood.
Based on traditional secondary causes of hypertension such as endocrine hypertension, RPD, and RAS, detection of secondary hypertension was 11.1% in this current study, slightly higher than that in previous studies (4.7-10.5%).
Primary hyperaldosteronism (PA) is a leading endocrine cause for secondary hypertension, particularly in resistant hypertension [1, 2].
Exclusion criteria: patients aged < 20 years and > 60 years; persons with secondary hypertension; persons having hypersensitivity to statins; pregnant and lactating women; and persons with myopathies, diabetes mellitus, liver diseases, kidney diseases, any other chronic systemic illness, and acute emergencies.
Renal disease such as pyelonephritis or congenital anomalies, endocrine conditions such as hyperthyroidism, or diabetes mellitus are some of the major identifiable causes of secondary hypertension (Mattoo, 2013).

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