Kidney failure and diabetes. Diagnostic inertia

García, R. Blanco; López, J. J. Bravo; Pérez, A.; Plaza, M. Moreiras
December 2010
Nefrologia;2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p712
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old man with a history of arterial hypertension, duodenal ulcer and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). He was admitted to the internal medicine department with pyelonephritis with acute kidney failure (KF). The article discusses the most common cause of KF which is DM, but this pathology is not only aetiology in diabetic patients which is presented with renal failure.


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