malignant hypertension


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Related to malignant hypertension: essential hypertension, benign hypertension
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Noun1.malignant hypertension - severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brainmalignant hypertension - severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain; "malignant hypertension is the most lethal form of hypertension"
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
portal hypertension - increase in blood pressure in the veins of the portal system caused by obstruction in the liver (often associated with alcoholic cirrhosis), causing enlargement of the spleen and collateral veins
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Some patient-specific factors that may increase the propensity for hemolysis include, but are not limited to, hemolytic uremic syndrome, malignant hypertension, some malignancies that predispose to microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, hypersplenism, hemolytic disorders (e.
However, our patient progressed from benign to malignant hypertension, renal failure commonly supervened.
Malignant hypertension is another cause of cardiac stress in renal patients.
The syndrome characterized by a sudden increase in systolic and diastolic BPs (equal to or greater than 180/120 mmHg) associated with acute end-organ damage that requires immediate management otherwise it might be life-threatening was defined as malignant hypertension (3).
3] In the black African population, malignant hypertension is the most common cause, followed by diabetes mellitus and glomerulonephropathies.
Apart from that, other risk factors for PRES include a history of malignant hypertension, fluid overload, sepsis, organ transplant recipients, renal failure, surgical patients, and malignancy with cytotoxic chemotherapy (5, 6).
Study Design: This is retrospective analysis of our cases where emrgency was notified either from severe acute myocardial infarction (MI) leading to ventricular septal rupture (VSR) and acut cardiac decompensation, or some other heterogenous conditions like residual/missed problems during open heart surgery leading to decompensation in surgical ICU, acquired AV malformations from operational terrorist injuries leading to patient's agony, or acute hypertension fron missed coarctation leading to malignant hypertension and heart strain.
In this study out of 50 patients, 24% cases of ICSOL in systemic causes followed by 12% cases of meningitis, 10% cases of malignant hypertension, 8% cases of drug history, 6% cases of malaria and 2% case each of diabetes, pseudotumor cerebri, anaemia, encephalopathy and head injury.
Malignant hypertension resulting from deoxycorticosterone acetate and salt excess.
Malignant hypertension in women aged 15 to 44 years and its relation to cigarette smoking and oral contraceptives.
The products include Chenodal, indicated for patients suffering from gallstones in whom surgery poses an unacceptable health risk due to disease or advanced age, and Vecamyl, indicated for the management of moderately severe to severe essential hypertension and uncomplicated cases of malignant hypertension.

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