Kidney nontumor
Other drug related toxicity
NSAID associated nephropathy


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Revised: 12 March 2019

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PubMed Search: NSAID associated nephropathy pathology

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Cite this page: Sangle N. NSAID associated nephropathy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneynsaid.html. Accessed April 22nd, 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
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