Did you know? Arterial, Benign, Essential, Malignant, Primary and Systemic Hypertension ALL code to: Essential (Primary) Hypertension (I10).
To reflect higher Severity of Illness in patients with the following clinical criteria, consider:
o SBP > 180 or DBP > 110 without symptoms or with headache only
o SBP > 180 or DBP > 120 with chest pain or end organ damage
o Hypertensive encephalopathy, retinal hemorrhages, papilledema, AKI
o SBP > 180 or DBP > 120
o Stroke, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure
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