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Acute aluminum encephalopathy in an uremic patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2783763     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient on maintenance hemodialysis developed an acute encephalopathy closely related to a rapid increase in serum aluminum levels. Aluminum hydroxide and sucralfate had been given in large amounts for the treatment of a gastrointestinal bleeding episode. The breach of the gastrointestinal barrier to aluminum absorption, the increase in gastric pH caused by cimetidine, and the presence of gastric telangiectasia acting together in a uremic patient could have precipitated the acute aluminum encephalopathy.
Authors:
J M Campistol; A Cases; A Botey; A Revert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nephron     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0028-2766     ISO Abbreviation:  Nephron     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-03-22     Completed Date:  1989-03-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0331777     Medline TA:  Nephron     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Nephrology Service, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Aluminum / blood
Aluminum Hydroxide / adverse effects*
Brain Diseases / chemically induced*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / complications,  drug therapy
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Sucralfate / adverse effects*
Uremia / blood,  complications*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
21645-51-2/Aluminum Hydroxide; 54182-58-0/Sucralfate; 7429-90-5/Aluminum

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