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Hypertensive Encephalopathy

"Hypertensive Encephalopathy" 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.

Brain dysfunction or damage resulting from sustained MALIGNANT HYPERTENSION. When BLOOD PRESSURE exceeds the limits of cerebral autoregulation, cerebral blood flow is impaired (BRAIN ISCHEMIA). Clinical manifestations include HEADACHE; NAUSEA; VOMITING; SEIZURES; altered mental status (in some cases progressing to COMA); PAPILLEDEMA; and RETINAL HEMORRHAGE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypertensive Encephalopathy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hypertensive Encephalopathy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1999 and 2000 and 2004 and 2006 and 2007 and 2009 and 2011
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