Which renal findings are characteristic of scleroderma?

Updated: Sep 09, 2019
  • Author: Sergio A Jimenez, MD, MACR, FACP, FRCP(UK Hon); Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

Renal crisis presents as the following:

  • Accelerated hypertension (absent in approximately 10% of cases)

  • Oliguria

  • Headache

  • Dyspnea

  • Edema

  • Rapidly rising serum creatinine levels


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