Kidney nontumor
Tubulointerstitial diseases - Drug induced tubulointerstitial disease
Anti-viral drug toxicity


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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Case reports
  • 47 year old man taking 10 mg per day adefovir for chronic Hepatitis B who developed Fanconi syndrome (Gut Liver 2010;4:389)
Electron microscopy description
  • Adefovir: proximal tubular mitochondria are enlarged, dysmorphic and disoriented with reduced cristae
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