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Acute kidney injury and thrombotic microangiopathy caused by malignant hypertension in a 21-year-old patient

Patrycja Cecha, Ada Bielejewska, Arkadiusz Bociek, Andrzej Jaroszyński
DOI: 10.5603/FC.2021.0007
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Folia Cardiologica 2021;16(1):51-54.

open access

Vol 16, No 1 (2021)
Case Reports
Published online: 2021-02-27

Abstract

We present a case of a severe cardiovascular emergency in a 21-year-old patient — malignant hypertension complicated by acute kidney injury and thrombotic microangiopathy.

Abstract

We present a case of a severe cardiovascular emergency in a 21-year-old patient — malignant hypertension complicated by acute kidney injury and thrombotic microangiopathy.

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Keywords

malignant hypertension; hypertensive crisis; acute kidney injury; thrombotic microangiopathy; emergency

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Title

Acute kidney injury and thrombotic microangiopathy caused by malignant hypertension in a 21-year-old patient

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 16, No 1 (2021)

Article type

Case report

Pages

51-54

Published online

2021-02-27

DOI

10.5603/FC.2021.0007

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2021;16(1):51-54.

Keywords

malignant hypertension
hypertensive crisis
acute kidney injury
thrombotic microangiopathy
emergency

Authors

Patrycja Cecha
Ada Bielejewska
Arkadiusz Bociek
Andrzej Jaroszyński

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