Hypertension

A. Is common B. Occurs mainly in young men C. May be present with congenital heart disease D. Is associated with chest pain, dyspnea and syncope E. Is seen frequently together with idiopathic systemic hypertension The Correct answer is D. Is associated with chest pain, dyspnea and syncope Primary (Idiopathic) Pulmonary Hypertension: 2' to persistently increased fetal [...]

A 57-year-old man comes to his physician for his semi-annual visit. He has a medical history significant for long-standing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He has had a two to three pack per day smoking history for the past 40 years. He also has hypertension and diet-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus. His medications include lisinopril [...]