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1,767 Possible Causes for Acute Kidney Injury

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    We report one infant, who in the course of therapy of bacterial urinary tract infection developed fungal UTI and acute kidney injury.[] kidney injury.[] We present a case of a urinary tract infection secondary to Pediococcus pentosaceus causing septic shock and acute kidney injury in a 70-year-old male.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    She sustained two cardiac arrests, three tube thoracostomies, acute kidney injury requiring dialysis and ventilatory failure requiring tracheostomy.[] After 16 days in hospital and 18 days in long-term acute care, the patient was discharged home.[]

  • Pneumonia

    Acute kidney injury.[]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    He developed acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy was initiated. This is his full blood count: Q1. What are the important findings on the full blood count?[]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    A 59-year-old Caucasian woman with a history of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis presented with severe acute kidney injury (creatinine 285 umol/L) secondary to anti-glomerular[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    We herein report the case of a patient with acute primary adrenal insufficiency and severe hyponatraemia complicated by rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury.[] Hyponatraemia is often present in association with acute adrenal insufficiency complicated by rhabdomyolysis.[]

  • Tuberculosis

    On renal imaging, she was found to have bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureters in the setting of bilateral distal ureteric obstruction complicated with acute kidney injury[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    HUS is characterised by acute kidney injury, haemolytic anaemia and thrombocytopenia. It occurs mostly in young children and the elderly.[]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is a rare disease characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and acute kidney failure.[] This infant with HTN and acute kidney injury associated with aHUS was treated successfully with eculizumab.[] Progression to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) from acute kidney injury is observed in 60% of aHUS cases.[]

  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome

    This is a rare instance of acute kidney injury caused by hyperuricemia due to spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome and also the first case of spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome[] Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with high morbidity and mortality in tumor lysis syndrome (TLS).[] The evolving acute kidney injury (AKI) provoked a pathologic sequence of reduced renal clearance leading to protracted clearance of carboplatin and subsequent fatal pancytopenia[]

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