He has been compliant with blood pressure medications, especially after severe headaches with malignant hypertension
The cause of malignant hypertension
in this age group (21-30yr.
Phlebotomy for erythropoietin-induced malignant hypertension
Contraindications included diabetes, peptic ulcer disease, renal or hepatic dysfunction, connective tissue disease, malignant hypertension
, HIV infection, or immunosuppression.
There have been many reports of malignant hypertension
among patients on [beta]-blockers who are given epinephrine, but these have involved massive quantities of epinephrine.
If it starts to get in the 180's to 200's, we call it malignant hypertension
Retinal hemorrhage in children is occasionally associated with nontraumatic causes such as leukemia or malignant hypertension
, but the injury patterns are different than those seen with abuse.
In March 2003, a patient aged 69 years with a history of diabetic nephropathy and hypertension was admitted to a Houston-area hospital with malignant hypertension
and acute renal failure.
High pressures with headache indicate risk of seizure or stroke from malignant hypertension
Neurological manifestations of malignant hypertension
TARGET ORGAN DAMAGE: Neurological target organ damage included acute intracerebral hemorrhage 15 patients (30%), subarachnoid hemorrhage in 2 patients (4%), acute ischemic stroke 6 patients (12%), hypertensive encephalopathy in 1 patient (2%), cardiac target organ damage were acute left ventricular failure 14 patients (28%), acute myocardial infarction in 2 patients (6%), unstable angina in 7 patients (14%), and malignant hypertension
in 3 patient (6%).
Risk factors include malignant hypertension
, eclampsia, medications such as immunosuppressants (including tacrolimus and cyclosporine), chemotherapy, biotherapy, and renal failure1.