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Concerning hypertension . . .

a) approximately 50% of all cases of hypertension are caused by renal dysfunction
b) patients with Conn’s syndrome usually have a raised serum potassium level
c) hypothyroidism does not cause hypertension
d) the ‘Cushing reflex’ is an increase in systolic blood pressure that occurs secondary to Cushing’s syndrome
e) malignant hypertension can be diagnosed on fundoscopy alone

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C & D I think
certain it is C-hypothyroidism
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