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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In essential/primary/idiopathic hypertension, secondary causes of hypertension such as endocrine or renal are not present.
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary to the vasculopathy is the most important factor per se in prognostication.

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