Description: Organ Damage Due to Extreme Hypertension (High Blood Pressure). This medical illustration series shows normal anatomy views of the brain, kidney and heart compared with the same organs suffering damage due to hypertension. The images reveal the following damages: 1. Brain swollen with multiple areas of hemorrhage; 2. Vascular anatomy of the kidney dramatically constricted reducing urinary output; 3. Dilated heart in cardiac failure.
Last Updated: Apr 3rd, 2009