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*End organ damage results in Chest pain, Acute confusion, blurred vision or signs of kidney damage.
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Revision as of 20:24, 23 November 2016

Background

Categorization of Hypertension[1]

^Many emergency physicians do not use the diagnosis of "hypertensive urgency," but utilize instead only hypertensive emergency (signs of end organ dysfunction) or asymptomatic hypertension (all others)

  • End organ damage results in Chest pain, Acute confusion, blurred vision or signs of kidney damage.

Differential Diagnosis

Hypertension

Management

References

  1. Levy PD. Hypertensive Emergencies — On the Cutting Edge. EMCREG - International. 2011. 19-26.