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Multicystic Kidney Dysplasia as a Cause of Hypertension Crisis in a Child with Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia

Publication at First Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Second Faculty of Medicine |


The authors present a case report of a 4-year old girl with congenital multicystic dysplastic right kidney and congenital spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia who in a short period of time presented with hypertension crisis unresponsive to high doses of anti-hypertensive drugs. For rapid onset of secondary organic changes due to hypertension it was necessary to perform right kidney nephrectomy from vital indication.

Blood pressure normalized after nephrectomy.