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Acute kidney injury and malignant hypertension caused by occlusive radiation vasculopathy

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 09 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5581
  1. Christopher Vassilas, foundation year 1 doctor, clinical pharmacology1,
  2. Navin Ramachandran, consultant uroradiologist1,
  3. Chris Laing, consultant nephrologist1,
  4. Daniel J B Marks, specialist registrar, clinical pharmacology2
  1. 1University College London Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Centre for Molecular Medicine, Rayne Institute, London WC1E 6JJ, UK
  1. Correspondence to: D J B Marks d.marks{at}

A 46 year old woman who presented with seizures, bilateral papillo-oedema, and blood pressure of 250/140 mm Hg was diagnosed with malignant hypertension. Eight years …

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