Kidney nontumor
Other drug related toxicity
Oxycodone nephropathy


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Revised: 12 March 2019

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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)
Clinical features
Positive stains
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