TITLE

Acute Renal Failure Associated with Nonfulminant Hepatitis A Viral Infection

AUTHOR(S)
Faust, R. Logan; Pimstone, Neville
PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1996, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p369
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nonfulminant hepatitis A viral infection has rarely been associated with renal abnormalities, most commonly microscopic hematuria and minimal proteinuria. An unusual case is presented of a 37-yr-old female with serologically proven acute hepatitis A infection complicated by acute oliguric renal failure. The patient recovered, and laboratory tests returned to normal 1 month after initial hospitalization. Renal biopsy revealed acute tubular necrosis; dialysis was not necessary. The relevant world literature is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
16440290

 

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