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What is Renal hypertension?

What is Renal hypertension?

  • Renal hypertension: Renovascular hypertension is high blood pressure resulting from narrowing or damage to kidney blood vessels which prevents the blood from flowing through the kidneys properly.

Renal hypertension is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Renal hypertension, or a subtype of Renal hypertension, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Renal hypertension: Introduction

Types of Renal hypertension:

Broader types of Renal hypertension:

How serious is Renal hypertension?

Prognosis of Renal hypertension: Early detection and prompt treatment can significantly improve symptoms and long-term outcomes. Cases involving artherosclerosis of the blood vessels tend to be more problematic and recurrence is common even after angioplasty.
Complications of Renal hypertension: see complications of Renal hypertension

What causes Renal hypertension?

Causes of Renal hypertension: see causes of Renal hypertension

What are the symptoms of Renal hypertension?

Symptoms of Renal hypertension: see symptoms of Renal hypertension

Complications of Renal hypertension: see complications of Renal hypertension

Renal hypertension: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Renal hypertension.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Renal hypertension.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Renal hypertension: Nephrologist, Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Renal hypertension.
Treatments for Renal hypertension: see treatments for Renal hypertension
Research for Renal hypertension: see research for Renal hypertension

Name and Aliases of Renal hypertension

Main name of condition: Renal hypertension

Other names or spellings for Renal hypertension:

Hypertension, renal
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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