What disorders are suggested by severe hypertension with renal failure during the evaluation of acute kidney injury (AKI)?

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

Severe hypertension with renal failure suggests one of the following disorders:

  • Renovascular disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Atheroembolic disease

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