What are renal causes of hypertension (high blood pressure)?

Updated: Feb 22, 2019
  • Author: Matthew R Alexander, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Renal causes (2.5-6%) of hypertension include the renal parenchymal diseases and renal vascular diseases, as follows:

  • Polycystic kidney disease

  • Chronic kidney disease

  • Urinary tract obstruction

  • Renin-producing tumor

  • Liddle syndrome


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