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Diffuse necrosis of the renal medulla in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  870846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of diffuse and bilateral necrosis of the renal medulla in an infant aged 2-1/2 months is reported. The possible causes of such severe lesion are discussed. Gastroenteritis, hypotensive state and use of a nephrotoxic drug (gentamicin) are considered to be important pathogenetical factors acting simultaneously in this patient.
M A da Silva Trevisan; J L de Faria
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nephron     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0028-2766     ISO Abbreviation:  Nephron     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-06-30     Completed Date:  1977-06-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0331777     Medline TA:  Nephron     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gentamicins / adverse effects
Kidney / pathology*
Kidney Medulla / drug effects,  pathology*
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