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es·sen·tial hy·per·ten·sion

[MIM*145500]
hypertension without known cause.
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essential hypertension

Primary HTN, A condition comprising 90% of all cases of HTN; EH is associated with impaired endothelium-mediated vasodilation, which may play an important role in functional defects of resistance vessels. See Goldblatt kidney, Hypertension, Pheochromocytoma.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
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essential hypertension

High blood pressure of unknown cause. Also known as primary hypertension. In this context, the term ‘essential’ reflects the original view that the condition was thought to be constitutional-‘of the essence’.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Huchard,

Henri, French physician, 1844-1910.
Huchard disease - hypertension that occurs without preexisting renal disease or known cause. Synonym(s): essential hypertension
Huchard sign - when patients with hypertension change from standing to supine position, the heart rate drop is less than that for normotensive patients.
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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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