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es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

[MIM*145500]
hypertension without known cause.

primary hypertension

es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

(ĕ-senshăl hīpĕr-tenshŭn)
Hypertension with no known cause; accounts for between 90 and 95% of patients diagnosed with hypertension.
Synonym(s): primary hypertension.

es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

(ĕ-senshăl hīpĕr-tenshŭn) [MIM*145500]
Hypertension with no known cause; accounts for between 90% and 95% of patients.
Synonym(s): primary hypertension.
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