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Evaluating a Patient with Onset of Hypertension After Traumatic Injury

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with onset or worsening of hypertension after trauma based on the study of Montgomery et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pediatric Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Vascular Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Trauma Surgery

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, complications

ICD-10:

I10-I15

Description:

Montgomery et al evaluated patients with the onset of hypertension following trauma. In many of these patients occult renovascular traumatic injury is the cause. The authors are from the University of Louisville.

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