Adrenal Causes of Hypertension

Norman M Kaplan

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Abstract

Adrenal diseases are responsible for only about 1% of cases of hypertension. However, these diseases need to be considered in many more patients with unusual symptoms, signs, and laboratory data. Procedures are readily available to rule out these diseases with relative ease and great accuracy. Those patients with positive screening tests can be subjected to more intensive work-up to confirm the diagnosis. Definitive therapy, either medical or surgical, usually relieves the hypertension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1001-1006
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Volume133
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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