Kidney nontumor
Other drug related toxicity
Adefovir nephrotoxicity


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Revised: 28 December 2018

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PubMed Search: Adefovir [title] nephrotoxicity

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Adefovir nephrotoxicity. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyadefovir.html. Accessed January 17th, 2020.
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
  • Proximal tubular mitochondria are enlarged, dysmorphic and disoriented with reduced cristae
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