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Pseudohypertension Associated with Noncompressible Brachial Artery (Pseudohypertension of the Elderly)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for pseudohypertension associated with diffuse hardening of the arteries.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

R03.0

Description:

A patient with sclerosis of the brachial artery may appear to be hypertensive if the blood pressure is measured using a sphygmomanometer.

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