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Normotensive scleroderma renal crisis in a patient with progressive systemic sclerosis: case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  21476377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Scleroderma renal crisis (SRC) is a rarebut severe complication of systemic sclerosis. SRC usually occurs in the presence of high blood pressure but may be seen in patients with normal blood pressure. Normotensive SRC cases have a poorer prognosis and failure to recognize this condition can result in a fatal outcome, depriving the patient of the potential benefits of ACE inhibitors. We present a case of diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis with early onset normotensive SRC and oliguric acute renal failure.
Fahd Saeed; Ann Parke
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Connecticut medicine     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0010-6178     ISO Abbreviation:  Conn Med     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0372745     Medline TA:  Conn Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA.
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