Jejuno-ileal bypass, enteric hyperoxaluria, and oxalate nephrosis: a role for polarised light in the renal biopsy.

Enteric hyperoxaluria, a complication of jejuno-ileal bypass, is associated with renal failure owing to oxalate nephrosis or tubulo-interstitial nephritis. A 54 year old woman developed renal failure 17 months after jejuno-ileal bypass for morbid obesity. Renal biopsy showed widespread acute on chronic damage to the tubulo-interstitial compartment with… CONTINUE READING