Azelnidipine-induced chyloperitoneum in a patient with microscopic polyangiitis

  title={Azelnidipine-induced chyloperitoneum in a patient with microscopic polyangiitis},
  author={Takeshi Yamamoto and Jun Matsuda and Hiroyuki Kadoya and Tomoko Namba and Masanobu Takeji and Atsushi Yamauchi},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
A 76-year-old man developed fever and appetite loss, and then was referred to our hospital because of rapidly progressive renal insufficiency; his serum creatinine increased from 1.2 to 5.9 mg/dl within 1 month. On admission, his blood pressure was 166/92 mmHg, and laboratory findings showed signs of inflammation, anemia, proteinuria, and hematuria. Chest computed tomography (CT) suggested interstitial pneumonia, while a renal biopsy revealed that small arteries and arterioles were affected… CONTINUE READING