Malignant Hypertension Risk Factors

What are the risk factors that lead to this condition? Are you at risk of getting Malignant Hypertension? Below you'll find information on each of the known risk factors for this condition.

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Malignant Hypertension Risks


A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition. You are more likely to develop malignant hypertension if you have already have essential hypertension-high blood pressure of 140/90 or higher. Your risk may increase further if you are:

  • Male
  • African American
  • A smoker



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Screening for Malignant Hypertension
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