Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Hypertension

Hypertension is blood pressure above the normal range. Hypertension is often asymptomatic but linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular complications. In children the normal blood pressure range is age dependent.

Diseases

Apparent mineralocorticoid excess
Hypertension is the dominating symptom in apparent mineralocorticoid excess (AME). It is typically accompanied by suppressed renin-aldosteron system (low renin and aldosteron levels), metabolic alkalosis, and hypokalemia.
CFHR5 Nephropathy
Hypertension develops after hematuria with adolescent age.
Fibronectin glomerulopathy
Hypertension accelerates with glomerular damage and renal failure.
Glucocorticoid resistance
Hyperaldosteronism-like Hypertension is the most prominent clinical symptom of patients with glucocorticoid resistance.
Hypertension and brachydactyly syndrome
Hypertension is not accompanied by any other bodily symptoms except brachydactyly.
Update: Nov. 4, 2016