cuff-inflation hypertension


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cuff-in·fla·tion hy·per·ten·sion

(kŭf'in-flā'shŭn hī'pĕr-ten'shŭn)
A rise in blood pressure that results from the application of the sphygomomanometer cuff itself.
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cuff-inflation hypertension

A marked increase in BP in association with inflation of the sphygmomanometer cuff. This does not represent true hypertension.
See also: hypertension
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