Cite this page: Sangle N. Oxycodone nephropathy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyoxycodone.html. Accessed May 29th, 2020.
Definition / general
- Intravenous injection of suppositories containing oxycodone may cause granulomatous glomerulonephritis and subsequent renal failure (Hum Pathol 1998;29:1246)
- May also cause widespread tubulointerstitial involvement, with fibrillar deposits in glomeruli and tubular basement membranes (Hum Pathol 2002;33:783)