Kidney nontumor
Other drug related toxicity
NSAID associated nephropathy

Topic Completed: 3 September 2012

Revised: 12 March 2019

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PubMed Search: NSAID associated nephropathy pathology

Related topics: Analgesic nephropathy

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. NSAID associated nephropathy. website. Accessed August 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • NSAIDs rarely cause acute renal failure due to inhibition of vasodilatory prostaglandins
  • May cause an acute hypersensitivity interstitial nephritis, acute interstitial nephritis and minimal change disease together, or membranous glomerulonephritis
Clinical features
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Renal cortical necrosis
in mildly dehydrated 13 year
old girl receiving diclofenac
sodium for Crohn's disease
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