Hypertension due to a renal renin-secreting tumour

D. Duprez, H. De Smet, H. Roels, D. Clement

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Abstract

We report a case of a 25 year old man referred to our department because of a blood pressure of 162/122 mmHg, found during a general physical examination. A renal renin-secreting tumour was found to be the cause of the hypertension. It had a diameter of 4 cm and was enucleated from the right kidney. Subsequently the blood pressure returned to normal levels. Histological examination revealed a hemangiopericytoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Human Hypertension
Volume4
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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