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Disease Hypertension, Malignant

Name Hypertension, Malignant
Synonym Malignant Hypertension
Definition A condition of markedly elevated BLOOD PRESSURE with DIASTOLIC PRESSURE usually greater than 120 mm Hg. Malignant hypertension is characterized by widespread vascular damage, PAPILLEDEMA, retinopathy, HYPERTENSIVE ENCEPHALOPATHY, and renal dysfunction.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D006974
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypertension Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypertension, Malignant Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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