accelerated hypertension


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Related to accelerated hypertension: essential hypertension, malignant hypertension

accelerated hypertension

[ak′sel·ər‚ā·dəd ′hī·pər‚ten·shən]
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It has a diverse etiology, the most common cause being abrupt elevation of blood pressure from accelerated hypertension, acute renal failure or eclampsia.

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