Fatal hyperammonemia after repeat renal transplantation.


A 35-year-old man had symptomatic hyperammonemia and normal liver function after repeat kidney transplantation. He presented with gastrointestinal symptoms, which quickly progressed to altered mental status. Therapy was instituted to clear the ammonia, but the ammonia level continued to rise. Eventually, the patient became unresponsive, and an emergent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2014.09.008


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