Hypertension

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Donna D'Souza et al.

Hypertension refers to an increase in blood pressure above the 'normal' for the age, sex and ethnicity of the patient. This can be specified according to the vascular system involved.

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Article information

rID: 1411
System: Vascular
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • High blood pressure
  • Hypertension (disambiguation)
  • High BP

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