Hypertensive encephalopathy is an acute hypertensive syndrome characterized by seizures, decreased conscious level and sensory disturbance. We present a case of a patient who developed hypertensive encephalopathy in association with nephrotic syndrome, and discuss possible factors linking the two conditions.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Nephron Dialysis Transplantation|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 1999|
- cortical blindness
- hypertensive encephalopathy
- nephrotic syndrome