Development of malignant hypertension in patients with uremia under hemodialysis: a case report and discussions on its etiology.

A woman, now 28 years old, was diagnosed 6 years ago as chronic glomerulonephritis by renal biopsy. From August 15, 1975 she complained of nausea, loss of appetite and weight (about 7 kg within 2 weeks). Severe hypertension (200/130 mmHg), hyponatremia (123 mEq/liter), anemia, elevated plasma renin activity (PRA), advanced azotemia, and eye ground changes… CONTINUE READING