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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Malignant hypertension was noted immediately prior to the initiation of dialysis and required multiple pharmaceuticals to control.
ICSOL, meningitis, malignant hypertension, drug history, malaria, diabetes, pseudotumor cerebri, anaemia, encephalopathy and head injury accounted for bilateral cases of disc oedema/papilledema in this study.
The patient was found to have altered mental status, tachycardia, crackles, malignant hypertension, and EKG changes, including peaked-T waves.
Our experience as outlined in this report is similar to that of others who have reported treatment of sublingual hematoma secondary to trauma or surgical manipulation within the floor of the mouth, (8) anticoagulation therapy, (9) or malignant hypertension leading to rupture of the lingual artery.
These changes need to be monitored closely, as they can result in reduced VA and even papilloedema; swelling of the optic nerve head can be seen in cases of malignant hypertension.
1 TMA may occur in other disorders, such as malignant hypertension, scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus, preeclampsia, radiation nephropathy, renal allograft rejection, HIV infection, disseminated malignancies and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Other conditions associated with increased seizure risk include head trauma, brain tumors, alcohol intoxication and/or withdrawal, malignant hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, fever, and use of anesthetics for surgical acts.
After being diagnosed with Malignant Hypertension at the age of 14, Riaan Smit, now aged 26, received his 1 000th dialysis treatment at George Hospital's Renal Unit.
Such comorbidities include heart failure, angina pectoris, chronic renal failure, or severe malignant hypertension.
You can control malignant hypertension within minutes; a bad increase in blood sugar, bad migraines, asthma attacks, within minutes," says psychiatrist Carlos Zarate of the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Md.
Malignant hypertension is a dangerous condition that may develop rapidly and cause organ damage quickly - it requires immediate medical attention.
The other exclusion criteria were blood pressure more than 200/100 mm Hg or malignant hypertension, patients on oral contraceptives, the presence of secondary hypertension, severe valvular heart disease, autoimmune disease, inflammatory arteritis, chronic or acute infectious disease, use of steroid or anti-inflammatory drugs within the last three months, renal failure and cancer.
Combinations of 3 or more drugs often are used to treat serious medical disorders such as cancer, HIV, or malignant hypertension.
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