malignant hypertension

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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

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A retrospective study of malignant hypertension in a district hospital Birmingham, 200 patients with malignant and accelerated hypertension were investigated, 95 (47.
4-6) Presumably, PRES observed in AIP is secondary to the accelerated hypertension that may be observed as part of the autonomic hyperactivity of AIP.
Accelerated hypertension with features of reversible posterior encephalopathy syndrome (RPES)
Patients with recent stroke, secondary or accelerated hypertension, heart failure, or renal impairment were excluded.
Still, they are contraindicated in patients who have had a myocardial infarction within the past 2 weeks, those with serious arrhythmia, serious or worsening angina pectoris, or accelerated hypertension.
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