A case report of young hypertensive with primary amenorrhea: uncommon variant of congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Divendu Bhushan, Mukta Agarwal


Hypertension in young should be evaluated in detail because secondary causes are more common in this subset of patients. As on one hand it help us in treating blood pressure and its complications including stroke , coronary artery disease and renal failure, other hand we should also treat the other complications like growth, puberty and electrolyte imbalance. Here we present a case who admitted in cardiology unit with accelerated HTN and hypokalaemia, and on detailed evaluation found to have primary amenorrhea. Identification of the cause not only leads to correct hypertension with minimal drugs but she got the reason of her amenorrhea.


Hypertension, Hypokalaemia, 17 Α Hydroxylase, Primary amenorrhea

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