Letters to the Editor

Potential Causes of Secondary Hypertension



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Am Fam Physician. 2003 Jul 1;68(1):42.

to the editor: Concerning the excellent article, “Diagnosing Secondary Hypertension,”1 by Dr. Onusko, which mentions many rare but relevant possibilities for the cause of secondary hypertension, may I add one more: excess ingestion of licorice.

REFERENCE

1. Onusko E. Diagnosing secondary hypertension. Am Fam Physician. 2003;67:67–74.

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