episodic hypertension

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episodic hypertension

hypertension manifest intermittently, triggered by anxiety or emotional factors.

ep·i·so·dic hy·per·ten·sion

(ep'i-sod'ik hī'pĕr-ten'shŭn)
Hypertension manifested intermittently, triggered by anxiety or emotional factors.
Synonym(s): paroxysmal hypertension.

ep·i·so·dic hy·per·ten·sion

(ep'i-sod'ik hī'pĕr-ten'shŭn)
Hypertension that occurs intermittently, triggered by anxiety or emotional factors.
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3] The clinical presentation of bladder paragangliomas classically consists of the triad of paroxysmal hypertension, gross painless hematuria and "micturition attacks" consisting of headache, palpitations, diaphoresis and blurred vision during or after voiding.

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