Acute renal failure in HIV-infected patients: a brief review of common causes.

@article{Perazella2000AcuteRF,
  title={Acute renal failure in HIV-infected patients: a brief review of common causes.},
  author={Mark Anthony Perazella},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={319 6},
  pages={385-91}
}
Acute renal failure is a well-described renal syndrome observed in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Underlying glomerular disease and disturbances in renal tubular function predispose these patients to a number of hemodynamic and nephrotoxic insults. Prerenal azotemia from both "true" and "effective" depletion of intravascular volume is the most common cause of acute renal insufficiency in patients infected with HIV. Direct damage to the renal tubules from both… CONTINUE READING

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