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4,129 Possible Causes for Severe Hypertension

  • Hypertensive Crisis

    A dSBP ratio greater than 20% may indicate a critical point for severe hypertensive crisis in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unexplained intraoperative hyperkalemia following a severe hypertensive episode during surgery may be a first sign of rhabdomyolysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypertensive Emergencies Patients who have severe hypertension alongside evidence of end organ damage are treated as hypertensive emergencies.[em3.org.uk]

  • Hypertension

    Depending on the degree of BP elevation and presence of end-organ damage, severe hypertension can be defined as either a hypertensive emergency or a hypertensive urgency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 42-year-old man admitted with hypertension, metabolic alkalosis and severe hypokalaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Indications for referral to a specialist Urgent treatment is needed: accelerated hypertension, severe hypertension ( 220/ 120 mm Hg), suspected phaeochromocytoma with severe[patient.info]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Severe, symptomatic paroxysmal hypertension always generates suspicion of a pheochromocytoma, a catecholamine-secreting tumor.[archinte.ama-assn.org] She immediately developed severe hypertension, cardiac arrhythmia, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Five days later, the patient had ventricular tachycardia, and severe hypertension, remarkable blood pressure fluctuation between 224/76 and 70/50 mm Hg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    Patient 1, an 85-year-old man without a history of hypertension, developed acute severe hypertension and mild consciousness disturbance as the only symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with adrenal adenoma, severe hypertension, and hypertensive encephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Characteristic lesions in the severely hypertensive child should be recognized as manifestations of hypertensive encephalopathy, and subsequent clinical management should[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Retinopathy

    severe: especially in focal segmental sclerosis and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis was severe hypertensive retinopathy observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors studied a large British cohort of severely hypertensive children to ascertain who developed hypertensive retinopathy, the severity, and the visual prognosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of severe bilateral hypertensive retinopathy and optic neuropathy due to pheochromocytoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Essential Hypertension

    Abstract Borderline hypertension, a condition in which the blood pressure oscillates between normal and high values, is a predictor of future more severe hypertension.[care.diabetesjournals.org] A hospitalized woman with essential hypertension complicated by severe preeclampsia was serially studied in the end of her pregnancy and in the puerperal period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Hypertension

    (n 18) and severe hypertension (n 12).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the other hand, severe hypertension is sometimes associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) or thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] severe hypertension (P CONCLUSIONS: The PRA and aldosterone were markedly elevated in patients with malignant hypertension but not in severely hypertensive patients despite[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Clinical evaluation revealed severe fixed pulmonary hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the third day of life echocardiography showed severe pulmonary hypertension with right to left shunt and therapy with iNO was started.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, we present the case of a female patient with OHS who presented to our centre with severe pulmonary hypertension, which resolved with appropriate treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Preeclampsia

    Hypertensive disease in pregnancy is associated with a spectrum of severity, ranging from mild pregnancy-induced hypertension to eclampsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Committee Opinion: Emergent Therapy for Acute-Onset, Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period “ Emergent Therapy for Acute-Onset, Severe Hypertension[acog.org] […] in Pregnancy The Maternal Safety Bundle for Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy, issued in January 2014, is a slide set for ob-gyns and health care providers developed as part[acog.org]

  • Renovascular Hypertension

    Abstract Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is one of the most common causes of severe arterial hypertension in infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Likewise, attention must be drawn to the classic presentation of congestive heart failure in a child with severe hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A boy presented to our hospital with severe hypertension. Computed tomography angiogram revealed severe narrowing of the left renal artery and hypoplastic left kidney.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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