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Causes of Pseudo-Resistant Hypertension

Purpose:

To identify conditions associated with pseudo-resistant hypertension.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Vascular Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

I10-I15

Description:

Resistant hypertension indicates hypertension that persists despite maximal medical management. Pseudo-resistant hypertension is a situation where the therapy has not been optimized or there is pseudo-hypertension. This is important to identify since management of resistant hypertension may be associated with a number of adverse effects.

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