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Descriptor English: Hypotension
Descriptor Spanish: Hipotensión
Descriptor hipotensión
Entry term(s) hipotensión arterial
presión sanguínea baja
Scope note: PRESIÓN ARTERIAL anormalmente baja que puede determinar el suministro insuficiente de sange al encéfalo o a órganos vitales. El síntoma más común es el MAREO, aunque las consecuencias más negativas para el organismo aparecen cuando se produce deprivación prolongada de oxígeno y nutrientes.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipotensão
Descriptor French: Hypotension artérielle
Entry term(s): Blood Pressure, Low
Hypotension, Vascular
Low Blood Pressure
Vascular Hypotension
Tree number(s): C14.907.514
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007022
Scope note: Abnormally low BLOOD PRESSURE that can result in inadequate blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Common symptom is DIZZINESS but greater negative impacts on the body occur when there is prolonged depravation of oxygen and nutrients.
Annotation: only blood pressure; INTRACRANIAL HYPOTENSION and OCULAR HYPOTENSION are also available; relation to BLOOD PRESSURE: Manual 23.27+
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
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
Related: Syncope, Vasovagal MeSH
DeCS ID: 7202
Unique ID: D007022
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Hypotension - Preferred
Concept UI M0010927
Scope note Abnormally low BLOOD PRESSURE that can result in inadequate blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Common symptom is DIZZINESS but greater negative impacts on the body occur when there is prolonged depravation of oxygen and nutrients.
Preferred term Hypotension
Entry term(s) Blood Pressure, Low
Hypotension, Vascular
Low Blood Pressure
Vascular Hypotension



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