hypertension

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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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It is possible that benign intracranial hypertension, ACAD, or a high jugular bulb might have been the underlying cause of the pulsatile tinnitus in these 2 cases.
The most common names, actually misnomers, are pseudotumor cerebri and benign intracranial hypertension.
Benign intracranial hypertension and pseudotumour cerebri also appear as a complication.
I was referred to a neurologist, who found I had benign intracranial hypertension, in which fluid build-up causes high pressure in the brain, leading to pain and sight problems.
The other two hospitalizations were in a 16-year-old with benign intracranial hypertension, an increases in cerebrospinal fluid pressure, and a visual field defect; and in a 14-year-old who had cerebral thrombosis and headache.
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