Kidney nontumor
Drug related toxicity
Adefovir nephrotoxicity

Author: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 February 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Adefovir [title] nephrotoxicity

Cite this page: Sangle, N. Adefovir nephrotoxicity. website. Accessed March 21st, 2018.
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