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Inappropriate Renin Secretion by a Tumor

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with an elevated blood renin level for evidence of its production by a tumor.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Cardiology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Cardiology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

I15.8, D32.9, C64, C17.2, C75.0, E87.6, D14.0

Description:

A variety of tumors may secrete renin, resulting in excessive blood levels. This can result in surgically-correctable hypertension.

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