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1,030 Possible Causes for Hypertensive Encephalopathy

  • Hypertension

    Types of end-organ damage associated with hypertensive emergencies include cerebral infarction (24%), acute pulmonary edema (23%) and hypertensive encephalopathy (16%), as[oadoi.org] Unfortunately, hypertensive emergencies and urgencies are among the most misunderstood and mismanaged of acute medical problems seen today.[oadoi.org]

  • Hypertensive Crisis

    This may include hypertensive encephalopathy, caused by brain swelling and dysfunction, and characterized by headaches and an altered level of consciousness (confusion or[en.wikipedia.org] […] emergency and even hypertensive encephalopathy at any age.[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com] encephalopathy Five male patients, all without a family history of hypertension, had hypertensive encephalopathy at the ages of 5, 9, 12, 13 and 14 years, respectively (Table[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Abstract A marked increase of cases of amphetamine intoxication has been witnessed in Taiwan over the past two years, and poisoning accounts for the direct cause of death in some cases of them. We report a case of 30-year-old woman, who developed immobility, rigidity, mutism and staring after the intake of four[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Preeclampsia

    encephalopathy and coagulopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The effects of high blood pressure on the brain (hypertensive encephalopathy) may also result in seizures.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] An important objective in the care of a woman with severe hypertension, with or without proteinuria, is to reduce blood pressure in order to avoid hypertensive encephalopathy[bmb.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    , hypertensive retinopathy, encephalopathy and pulmonary oedema.[doi.org] Other clinical features of SRC 4 include hypertensive retinopathy in the majority of patients, and encephalopathy, which can cause seizures.[doi.org] Patients with SRC may exhibit headaches, hypertensive retinopathy associated with visual disturbances and encephalopathy, seizures, fever and general malaise.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Pyelonephritis

    INTRODUCTION: At the present time, the study of mechanisms of recognition of foreign agents, which is realized by means of Toll-like receptors (TLR) of the innate immune system, has become one of the main tasks of clinical immunology. The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of polymorphism of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lupus Nephritis

    Causes of PRES include uremia, hypertensive encephalopathy, eclampsia and immunosuppressive medications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PRES in systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE) is a rare clinical phenomenon and, when reported, it is associated with hypertensive encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our patient did not have hypertensive crisis, but had uremic encephalopathy. The patient's PRES-related symptoms resolved after initiation of hemodialysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis

    (headaches, visual disturbances secondary to hypertension, rarely hypertensive encephalopathy may be the presenting complains of AGn ) • Sings of left ventricular failure[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua] Monitor for sign of kidney failure, heart failure, and hypertensive encephalopathy.[en.wikipedia.org] Following initiation and titration of PROCRIT , approximately 25% of patients on dialysis required initiation of or increases in antihypertensive therapy; hypertensive encephalopathy[procritline.com]

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

    Post-infectious acute glomerulonephritis with hypertensive encephalopathy is characterized by episodic hypertension with headache, vomiting, and hematuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three patients had double systemic complications: one each of hypertensive encephalopathy (HTE) HF, HTE ARF and ARF HF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PSAGN may also present with one or more of its complications such as profound volume expansion with heart failure and hypertensive encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Headache Due to hypertensive encephalopathy.[medicaljoyworks.com] […] crises and for treating metastatic disease, if present Complications Cardiac arrhythmias Pulmonary edema Dilated cardiomyopathy Hypertensive encephalopathy Stroke Pheochromocytoma[learningradiology.com] Many entities, such as anxiety, hyperthyroidism, hyperdynamic β-adrenergic circulatory state, cluster or migraine headaches, hypertensive encephalopathy, coronary insufficiency[archinte.ama-assn.org]

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