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Kidney non-tumor

Drug related toxicity

Chloroquine toxicity

Reviewers: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 2 September 2012, last major update September 2012
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● Chloroquine used for malaria prophylaxis and treatment; also for rheumatoid arthritis, systemic/discoid lupus erythematosus, other connective tissue disorders (eMedicine)

Case reports

● 46 year old woman with Sjogren's syndrome (Hum Pathol 2003;34:285)
● 56 year old woman with rheumatoid arthritis (Mod Pathol 2005;18:733)

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