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Hypertensive Encephalopathy

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.
Also Known As:
Encephalopathy, Hypertensive
Networked: 136 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 5 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Headache (Headaches)
2. Pheochromocytoma
3. Purpura
4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
5. Seizures (Seizure)

Experts

1. Pietranera, Luciana: 3 articles (02/2015 - 04/2008)
2. De Nicola, Alejandro F: 3 articles (02/2015 - 04/2008)
3. Edvardsson, Bengt: 2 articles (09/2015 - 01/2015)
4. Brocca, Maria Elvira: 2 articles (02/2015 - 12/2010)
5. Garcia-Segura, Luis Miguel: 2 articles (02/2015 - 12/2010)
6. Roig, Paulina: 2 articles (02/2015 - 04/2008)
7. Lima, Analia: 2 articles (02/2015 - 04/2008)
8. Pietranera, L: 2 articles (10/2012 - 02/2011)
9. Garcia-Segura, L M: 2 articles (10/2012 - 02/2011)
10. Brocca, M E: 2 articles (10/2012 - 02/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hypertensive Encephalopathy:
1. Estradiol (Estrace)FDA LinkGeneric
2. cytoflavinIBA
3. zonisamide (Zonegran)FDA LinkGeneric
4. ErythropoietinFDA Link
5. IronIBA
6. Blood Proteins (Serum Proteins)IBA
7. Extracellular Matrix ProteinsIBA
8. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Laminin (Merosin)IBA
10. Fibronectins (Fibronectin)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Critical Care
2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
3. Intravenous Infusions
4. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
5. Transplants (Transplant)