Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) with neurologic manifestations?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Biruh T Workeneh, MD, PhD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

A number of diseases express themselves with concurrent neurologic and renal manifestations, including the following:

  • SLE
  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)
  • Endocarditis
  • Malignant hypertension

Also see Acute Kidney Injury (Renal Failure) in Emergency Medicine.


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