Hypertensive Encephalopathy and Nephrotic Syndrome: a Possible Link?

Ewan Pearson (Lead / Corresponding author), Richard D'Souza (Lead / Corresponding author), Clive Hamilton-Wood, Anthony J. Nicholls, Martin Beaman

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1750-1752
Number of pages3
JournalNephron Dialysis Transplantation
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1999


  • cortical blindness
  • hypertensive encephalopathy
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • tibolone


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