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Hypertension, Malignant

"Hypertension, Malignant" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition of markedly elevated BLOOD PRESSURE with DIASTOLIC PRESSURE usually greater than 120 mm Hg. Malignant hypertension is characterized by widespread vascular damage, PAPILLEDEMA, retinopathy, HYPERTENSIVE ENCEPHALOPATHY, and renal dysfunction.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypertension, Malignant" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hypertension, Malignant" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1998 and 2014
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