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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Secondary hypertension where there is a known underlying cause occurs in about 5% of patients.
Diabetic patients with other chronic illnesses like tuberculosis, leprosy, hepatitis B or C, cardiovascular disease and secondary hypertension etc.
Essential hypertension is the term, which used when no specific medical cause can be found to explain a patient's condition; he said and added that the secondary hypertension means that the high blood pressure is a result of other clinical problems such as kidney disease or certain Tumors.
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.
When secondary hypertension is found, the veterinarian needs to manage it and the underlying disease concurrently.
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).
Coronary heart disease and secondary hypertension have also been excluded by coronary angiography and much testing at least in patient II/1 and II/3.
In a cohort derived from the Oslo Renal Denervation Study, 83 patients were referred to a tertiary-level hospital for work-up of apparent treatment-resistant hypertension; [8] of these, 53 did not have true resistant hypertension, and the main reasons for this finding were poor drug adherence (32%), secondary hypertension (30%) and white-coat hypertension (15%).
When a direct cause for high blood pressure can be identified, the condition is described as secondary hypertension.
Dogs are more likely to have secondary hypertension, which means another disease is actually causing the high blood pressure.

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