Chronic kidney disease associated with environmental toxins and exposures.

  title={Chronic kidney disease associated with environmental toxins and exposures.},
  author={Peter Soderland and Shachi Lovekar and Daniel E. Weiner and Daniel R. Brooks and James S Kaufman},
  journal={Advances in chronic kidney disease},
  volume={17 3},
People are exposed to various potentially toxic agents and conditions in their natural and occupational environments. These agents may be physical or chemical, may enter the human body through oral, inhalational, or transdermal routes, and may exert effects on all organ systems. Several well-known as well as lesser known associations exist between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and both environmental agents and conditions, such as heavy metals, industrial chemicals, elevated ambient temperatures… 

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