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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Malignant hypertension resulting from deoxycorticosterone acetate and salt excess.
18] Malignant hypertension on fundoscopy was defined as grade 3-4 hypertensive retinopathy.
Our experience as outlined in this report is similar to that of others who have reported treatment of sublingual hematoma secondary to trauma or surgical manipulation within the floor of the mouth, (8) anticoagulation therapy, (9) or malignant hypertension leading to rupture of the lingual artery.
These changes need to be monitored closely, as they can result in reduced VA and even papilloedema; swelling of the optic nerve head can be seen in cases of malignant hypertension.
After being diagnosed with Malignant Hypertension at the age of 14, Riaan Smit, now aged 26, received his 1 000th dialysis treatment at George Hospital's Renal Unit.
Such comorbidities include heart failure, angina pectoris, chronic renal failure, or severe malignant hypertension.
You can control malignant hypertension within minutes; a bad increase in blood sugar, bad migraines, asthma attacks, within minutes," says psychiatrist Carlos Zarate of the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Md.

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