Gestational hypertension




Gestational hypertension

Reproductive system

Male and female reproductive system disorders

Precocious puberty

Delayed puberty

Klinefelter syndrome

Turner syndrome

Androgen insensitivity syndrome

5-alpha-reductase deficiency

Kallmann syndrome

Male reproductive system disorders

Hypospadias and epispadias

Bladder exstrophy


Penile cancer


Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Prostate cancer


Inguinal hernia




Testicular torsion

Testicular cancer

Erectile dysfunction

Male hypoactive sexual desire disorder

Female reproductive system disorders


Ovarian cyst

Premature ovarian failure

Polycystic ovary syndrome

Ovarian torsion

Krukenberg tumor

Sex cord-gonadal stromal tumor

Surface epithelial-stromal tumor

Germ cell ovarian tumor

Uterine fibroid



Endometrial hyperplasia

Endometrial cancer


Cervical cancer

Pelvic inflammatory disease


Female sexual interest and arousal disorder

Orgasmic dysfunction

Genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder


Fibrocystic breast changes

Intraductal papilloma

Phyllodes tumor

Paget disease of the breast

Breast cancer

Hyperemesis gravidarum

Gestational hypertension

Preeclampsia & eclampsia

Gestational diabetes

Cervical incompetence

Placenta previa

Placenta accreta

Placental abruption



Potter sequence

Intrauterine growth restriction

Preterm labor

Postpartum hemorrhage


Congenital toxoplasmosis

Congenital cytomegalovirus (NORD)

Congenital syphilis

Neonatal conjunctivitis

Neonatal herpes simplex

Congenital rubella syndrome

Neonatal sepsis

Neonatal meningitis


Gestational trophoblastic disease

Ectopic pregnancy

Fetal hydantoin syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome

Reproductive system pathology review

Disorders of sex chromosomes: Pathology review

Disorders of sexual development and sex hormones: Pathology review

Sexually transmitted infections: Vaginitis and cervicitis: Pathology review

Sexually transmitted infections: Warts and ulcers: Pathology review

HIV and AIDS: Pathology review

Penile conditions: Pathology review

Testicular and scrotal conditions: Pathology review

Prostate disorders and cancer: Pathology review

Testicular tumors: Pathology review

Uterine disorders: Pathology review

Ovarian cysts and tumors: Pathology review

Cervical cancer: Pathology review

Vaginal and vulvar disorders: Pathology review

Benign breast conditions: Pathology review

Breast cancer: Pathology review

Complications during pregnancy: Pathology review

Congenital TORCH infections: Pathology review


Gestational hypertension


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A 20-year-old woman, gravida 1 para 0 comes to the clinic at 22 weeks of gestation for a follow-up appointment after she had an elevated blood pressure of 145/95 in the previous appointment. The pregnancy has been uneventful so far, and she has been taking prenatal vitamins daily. Medical history is unremarkable. She has not had any headaches, visual disturbances or urinary symptoms. She does not smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol or use illicit drugs. Repeated blood measurements at home are 147/92 and 146/93.  The patient’s current temperature is 37.0°C (98.6°F), pulse is 100/min, and blood pressure is 144/93 mmHg. On physical examination, cardiovascular and lung examination are unremarkable. Uterus size is consistent with 22 weeks, and fetal vital signs on nonstress test are reassuring. Urinary protein excretion on 24-hour urine is minimal, and serum creatinine concentration is 1.1 mg/dL. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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Gestational hypertension, also known as pregnancy-induced hypertension, is the new onset of high blood pressure in pregnancy after 20 weeks of gestation, not associated with the presence of proteins in the urine or other signs of preeclampsia. Gestational hypertension can lead to serious problems for the mother and the baby.


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