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Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.395
C14.907.489.480
Unique ID
D046110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046110
Annotation
check tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Scope Note
A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.
Entry Version
HYPERTENSION PREGN IND
Entry Term(s)
Gestational Hypertension
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Transient Hypertension, Pregnancy
NLM Classification #
WQ 244
Previous Indexing
Hypertension (1970-2004)
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular (1970-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced Preferred
Transient Hypertension, Pregnancy Narrower
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