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Revista del Nacional (Itauguá)

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GONZALEZ GONZALEZ, Nelson Rodrigo; FERREIRA BOGADO, Miguel  and  CANO ARRIETA, Héctor. Hypertension secondary to primary hyperaldosteronism. Rev. Nac. (Itauguá) [online]. 2019, vol.11, n.1, pp.116-123. ISSN 2072-8174.

Hypertension is a pandemic worldwide, being responsible for several cardiovascular, neurological and renal complications.

The vast majority is due to essential or primary hypertension, but more and more cases of secondary arterial hypertension are diagnosed, either due to endocrinological, renal or neurological causes.

Next, an hypertension case of secondary to primary hyperaldosteronism is presented.

Keywords : primary hyperaldosteronism; hypertension; hypokalemia; renin; aldosterone..

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