Oxalate-induced acute renal failure in Crohn's disease

Ira Mandell, Edward Krauss, Juan C. Millan

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Abstract

In a patient with long-standing Crohn's disease and bowel resection, acute reversible renal failure associated with hyperoxaluria developed. The renal biopsy specimen demonstrated marked oxalosis. Acute renal failure, although rare, is a complication of enteric hyperoxaluria of Crohn's disease. This type of renal failure may be reversible if recognized and treated early, since remission of symptoms occurred following hemodialysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)628-632
Number of pages5
JournalThe American journal of medicine
Volume69
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1980

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  • Medicine(all)

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