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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 64-68

Primary orthostatic hypertension: A case report and literature review


1 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
2 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine; Jiangxi Key Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

Correspondence Address:
Yi-Fei Dong
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, No. 1, Minde Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330006
China
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/cp.cp_12_19

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Orthostatic hypertension (OHT) is a sudden elevation in blood pressure after standing, which is clinically easy to ignore. Most of these OHT patients do not have characteristic manifestations of hypertension and are often diagnosed during physical examination. Most of the blood pressure increase in OHT patients is due to diastolic blood pressure, and the fluctuation is large. An adult patient with OHT was diagnosed and treated, and possible underlying mechanisms were analyzed.


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