acute tubular necrosis


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acute tubular necrosis

[ə′kyüt ′tüb·yə·lər nə′krō·səs]
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More than 50% of the patients receiving sirolimus with tacrolimus had acute tubular necrosis on renal biopsy.
The clinical symptoms observed in this case, which were consistent with previous reports of cadmium toxicity, manifested primarily as hemolytic anemia and acute tubular necrosis.
4 The known causes of ARF are similar to non-HIV patients, with the most common being acute tubular necrosis (ATN) secondary to sepsis, hypotension, dehydration and nephrotoxins (Table I).
In an article by del Rio et al, (15) although describing a 29-year-old man with rhabdomyolysis, nephrotic syndrome, acute tubular necrosis confirmed by renal biopsy, and primary HIV infection, a toxicology screen and phosphorous level are not mentioned.
Acute tubular necrosis accounts for most cases of acute renal failure, so efforts to prevent this condition have been paramount.
Other findings in the biopsy specimen included extensive interstitial nephritis and evidence of acute tubular necrosis.
Severe renal adverse events with Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) have included acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, proximal tubular nephropathy, and osmotic nephrosis.
Autopsy specimens showed massive liver necrosis, pulmonary hemorrhage, and acute tubular necrosis (Figure).
However, hematuria in the patient could have been due to severe thrombocytopenia or malaria-induced renal ischemia and acute tubular necrosis.

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