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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-123

Scleroderma renal crisis as initial presentation of scleroderma


1 Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplant Medicine, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, Delhi, India
3 Department of Pathology, Core Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sahil Bagai
Consultant Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplant Medicine, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/injms.injms_123_21

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Scleroderma renal crisis (SRC) is characterized by the development of severe or worsening arterial hypertension associated with the abrupt onset of progressive renal failure in the absence of any other cause. Only 1% of limited and 4–11% of diffuse scleroderma cases have SRC. We report a case of SRC as an initial presentation in a newly diagnosed case of scleroderma.


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