episodic hypertension

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episodic hypertension

hypertension manifest intermittently, triggered by anxiety or emotional factors.
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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.
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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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Fully 93% had severe sustained hypertension, 7% had paroxysmal hypertension, and no patient was normotensive.
They usually present as sustained or paroxysmal hypertension.1 Reversible dilated or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (sometimes mimicking features of HOCM), can also be a feature of this disease.2
Persistant hypertension is seen in half, paroxysmal hypertension in third and normal blood pressure in less than fifth of patients.
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