Screening for endocrine hypertension: An endocrine society scientific statement

William Francis Young, David A. Calhoun, Jacques W.M. Lenders, Michael Stowasser, Stephen C Textor

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Abstract

Hypertension may be the initial clinical presentation for at least 15 endocrine disorders. An accurate diagnosis of endocrine hypertension provides clinicianswith the opportunity to render a surgical cure or to achieve an optimal clinical response with specific pharmacologic therapy. It is challenging for the clinician to know when and how to perform case-detection testing for all the endocrine disorders in which hypertension may be the presenting symptom. Herein, we review the different forms of endocrine hypertension, with a focus on prevalence, clinical presentation, guidance on when to perform case detection testing, and currently available case-detection tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-122
Number of pages20
JournalEndocrine Reviews
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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