[Traditional remedy-induced Chinese herbs nephropathy showing rapid deterioration of renal function].

@article{Tanaka1997TraditionalRC,
  title={[Traditional remedy-induced Chinese herbs nephropathy showing rapid deterioration of renal function].},
  author={Atsuo Tanaka and Ruriko Nishida and Koryo Sawai and Taka-aki Nagae and Shoji Shinkai and Masaki Ishikawa and Kenji Maeda and Motoi Murata and Kaori Seta and Junji Okuda and Toshiko Yoshida and Akira Sugawara and Takashi Kuwahara},
  journal={Nihon Jinzo Gakkai shi},
  year={1997},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={
          794-7
        }
}
A 19-year-old female was referred to our hospital for azotemia and anemia. She had been taking a health food for atopic dermatitis for about three years. Urinalysis showed proteinuria, glycosuria and microscopic hematuria. Generalized aminoaciduria was observed. Moreover, severe anemia, azotemia, hypokalemia and hypophosphatemia were also observed. Renal biopsy specimen disclosed hypocellular interstitial fibrosis and degeneration of the proximal tubular epithelial cells. No remarkable changes… CONTINUE READING

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