What is the prevalence of supine hypertension in multiple system atrophy (MSA)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: André Diedrich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Approximately 60% of patients with MSA have orthostatic hypotension and supine hypertension. The supine hypertension is sometimes severe (>190/110mm Hg) and complicates the treatment of orthostatic hypotension.


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