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Related to Paroxysmal hypertension: pheochromocytoma, orthostatic hypotension
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Synonyms for hypertension

a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)

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Clinical expression of phaeochromocytoma may involve numerous cardiovascular manifestations, but usually present as sustained or paroxysmal hypertension.
He had no any history of paroxysmal hypertension and low back pain.
1,2) Classically patients present with paroxysmal hypertension that may be accompanied by palpitations, syncope, headache or chest pain.
Fully 93% had severe sustained hypertension, 7% had paroxysmal hypertension, and no patient was normotensive.
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