secondary hypertension

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Noun1.secondary hypertension - hypertension that is secondary to another disease
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
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She was treated with carvedilol and hydrochlorothiazide, but because of her age, the sudden onset, and the severity of the hypertension, secondary causes were suspected.
Neurologic sequelae are the result of venous hypertension, secondary to abnormally increased flow within the valveless intradural venous plexus (1-5).

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