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Descriptor English: Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
Descriptor Spanish: Hipertensión Inducida en el Embarazo
Descriptor hipertensión inducida en el embarazo
Entry term(s) hipertensión gestacional
Scope note: Afección de la mujer embarazada caracterizada por elevación de la tensión arterial sistólica (más de 140 mmHg) y diastólica (más de 90 mmHg) al menos en dos ocasiones con 6 horas de diferencia. La HIPERTENSIÓN complica el 8-10 por ciento de todos los embarazos, generalmente después de 20 semanas de gestación. La hipertensión gestacional se puede dividir en amplias categorías según la complejidad y los síntomas asociados, tales como EDEMA, PROTEINURIA,CONVULSIONES, anomalías en la COAGULACIÓN SANGUÍNEA y funciones hepáticas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipertensão Induzida pela Gravidez
Descriptor French: Hypertension artérielle gravidique
Entry term(s): Gestational Hypertension
Hypertension, Gestational
Hypertension, Pregnancy Induced
Hypertension, Pregnancy Transient
Hypertensions, Pregnancy Induced
Induced Hypertension, Pregnancy
Induced Hypertensions, Pregnancy
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Pregnancy Transient Hypertension
Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
Transient Hypertension, Pregnancy
Tree number(s): C12.050.703.395
C14.907.489.480
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046110
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.
Annotation: check tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Hypertension (1970-2004)
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular (1970-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005
History Note: 2005
Entry Version: HYPERTENSION PREGN IND
DeCS ID: 38639
Unique ID: D046110
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Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced - Preferred
Concept UI M0452741
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.
Preferred term Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
Entry term(s) Gestational Hypertension
Hypertension, Gestational
Hypertension, Pregnancy Induced
Hypertensions, Pregnancy Induced
Induced Hypertension, Pregnancy
Induced Hypertensions, Pregnancy
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
Transient Hypertension, Pregnancy - Narrower
Concept UI M0452742
Scope note HYPERTENSION that develops as a result of PREGNANCY and regresses post partum. It is hypertension without PROTEINURIA or pathological EDEMA.
Preferred term Transient Hypertension, Pregnancy
Entry term(s) Hypertension, Pregnancy Transient
Pregnancy Transient Hypertension



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