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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"As the field of cardio-oncology has grown, there is increasing awareness of the risk of other potential cardiotoxicities, including concerns regarding accelerated hypertension, vascular disease and arrhythmias with some newer chemotherapeutic agents."
Accelerated hypertension leading to hypertensive retinopathy causes visual disturbances and loss of vision.
(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.
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