How prevalent is hypertensive encephalopathy in poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis?

Updated: Dec 16, 2020
  • Author: Duvuru Geetha, MD, MRCP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Hypertensive encephalopathy occurs in no more than 5-10% of patients. Usually, clinical improvement occurs without any neurological sequelae.


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