Acute kidney injury and disseminated intravascular coagulation due to mercuric chloride poisoning.

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Mercury is a toxic heavy metal and occurs in organic and inorganic forms. Inorganic mercury includes elemental mercury and mercury salts. Mercury salts are usually white powder or crystals, and widely used in indigenous medicines and folk remedies in Asia. Inorganic mercury poisoning causes acute kidney injury (AKI) and gastrointestinal manifestations and… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.164230

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@article{Dhanapriya2016AcuteKI, title={Acute kidney injury and disseminated intravascular coagulation due to mercuric chloride poisoning.}, author={Jeyachandran Dhanapriya and N. Gopalakrishnan and V. Arun and Thayalan Dineshkumar and Ramanathan Sakthirajan and Thoppalan Balasubramaniyan and M. Haris}, journal={Indian journal of nephrology}, year={2016}, volume={26 3}, pages={206-8} }