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A common cause of secondary hypertension: coarctation of the aorta
  1. S Cay1,
  2. F Metin1,
  3. S Korkmaz1
  1. cayserkan@yahoo.com

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A 16 year old male was referred to our department with hypertension refractory to medical treatment. He had recurrent episodes of headache. On physical examination, his blood pressures in right and left arms were 190/120 and 180/120 mm Hg, respectively. Also a systolic ejection murmur of grade 2/6 was present at the left upper …

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