Acute renal failure induced by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor in a patient with polyarteritis nodosa
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AbstractWe report a patient who presented with malignant hypertension and renal failure. He was treated with lisinopril, spironolactone, and nifedipine retard for blood pressure control. Subsequent renal function showed further deterioration, bur it then improved after withdrawal of the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE I). The diagnosis of classical polyarteritis nodosa was established with aneurysmal dilatation demonstrable in the renal vasculature. His renal impairment improved further following immunosuppressive therapy and the disease has remained inactive 4 years after first presentation. This is the first reported case of acute renal failure associated with the use of ACE I in polyarteritis nodosa.
All Author(s) ListWang AYM, Lai KN, Li PKT, Leung CB, Lui SF
Journal nameRenal Failure
Year1996
Month1
Day1
Volume Number18
Issue Number2
PublisherMARCEL DEKKER INC
Pages293 - 298
ISSN0886-022X
eISSN1525-6049
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsACE I, microvascular; PAN; renal failure
Web of Science Subject CategoriesUrology & Nephrology; UROLOGY & NEPHROLOGY

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