Introduction to focused issue on endocrine-related hypertension

Tracy S. Wang, Barbra S. Miller

Abstract

Endocrine disorders leading to hypertension can originate from a number of organ systems. Once considered rare, increasing recognition of endocrine causes of hypertension as significant contributors to cardiovascular, renal, neurologic, and other morbidities and mortality merits increased education of health care providers for timely diagnosis and treatment.