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Hypertension associated with rhabdomyolysis

Konstantinos Petidis, Stella Douma, Spyros Aslanidis, Panagiota Papaefthimiou, Niki Kartali, Chrysanthos Zamboulis
Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2007, 9 (1): 60-2
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Primary aldosteronism accompanied by hypokalemia is a cause of secondary hypertension. Diagnosis of primary aldosteronism has increased dramatically in recent years with the wider availability of aldosterone and plasma renin activity measurements. The authors present the case of a patient with resistant hypertension and severe hypokalemia that evaded diagnosis until complications from hypokalemia occurred.

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