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Hypertension 10/18

In this next case scenario a man died of cerebral haemorrhage, because of secondary hypertension from chronic pyelonephritis. The chronic pyelonephritis was a result of outflow obstruction, which was because of prostatic adenoma. He also had a history of diabetes mellitus, which had been diagnosed five years before his death. 

•Cerebral haemorrhage is the immediate cause of death on line A of Part 1.

•Secondary hypertension due to chronic pyelonephritis are intermediate causes

•Prostatic adenoma is the underlying cause of death, so it is reported on the lowest used line of Part 1.

•In this case diabetes mellitus is a contributing factor, so it is reported in Part 2.