Acute renal failure in leprosy.

  title={Acute renal failure in leprosy.},
  author={Pravin C. Singhal and Kirpal S. Chugh and Sukhjot Kaur and Ashok Kumar Malik},
  journal={International journal of leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases : official organ of the International Leprosy Association},
  volume={45 2},
Three patients having lepromatous leprosy developed acute renal failure. Two patients completely recovered and one was left with a moderate degree of renal insufficiency. Renal tissue obtained by percutaneous biopsy revealed acute tubular necrosis in two and diffuse crescentic glomerulonephritis in the third case. 

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