Acute Renal Failure in Tetanus

@article{Kaur2014AcuteRF,
  title={Acute Renal Failure in Tetanus},
  author={Satnam Kaur and Devendra Mishra and Monica Juneja},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={81},
  pages={207}
}
To the Editor: Despite being a preventable disease, tetanus remains an important public health problem in developing countries. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a known, though not very well described, complication of tetanus; occurring in 15–39 % cases. We report AKI and myoglobinuria in a child with tetanus, and discuss pertinent issues [1, 2]. A 10-y-old boy was admitted with post-traumatic tetanus and was managed as per the unit protocol that included supportive care in an isolation area… CONTINUE READING
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