Definition of Secondary hypertension
1. Noun. Hypertension that is secondary to another disease.
Medical Definition of Secondary hypertension
1. Arterial hypertension produced by a known cause, e.g., hyperthyroidism, kidney disease, etc., in contrast to primary hypertension that is of unknown cause. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Secondary hypertension
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1. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Examination should seek to eliminate the possibility of rare secondary hypertension.12 Physical findings suggestive of secondary hypertension include ..."
2. Blood-pressure, from the Clinical Standpoint by Francis Ashley Faught (1916)
"The secondary hypertension corresponds to the active period of gastric secretion (splanchnic hyperemia) and was found more marked after foods that stimulate ..."
3. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Many causes of secondary hypertension in childhood are detectable by careful history-taking (eg, preterm birth, umbilical artery catheter, ..."
4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"This model of hypertension may be compared to secondary hypertension associated with the renin angiotensin system in humans. ..."
5. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... to renal insufficiency, in this sense a secondary hypertension, while the essential vascular hypertention might be considered a primary condition. ..."
6. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... and fluid and electrolyte disturbances in essential and secondary hypertension; and development of a primate animal model of essential hypertension. ..."
7. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age Pages (1993)
"This kind of HBP is referred to as "secondary hypertension," and it is often cured by treating the original medical problem. Most HBP, however, cannot be ..."