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Causes of Secondary Hypertension

Purpose:

To identify possible causes of hypertension in a patient.

Specialty:

Interventional Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine

Objective:

laboratory tests, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags, overdose and reversal

ICD-10:

I15

Description:

Hypertension can occur in association with many disorders. If no explanation can be found then it is referred to as idiopathic, essential or primary hypertension.

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