Reversible acute kidney injury caused by paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.

  title={Reversible acute kidney injury caused by paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.},
  author={Ka Qi and Zhang Xueguang and Shuwen Liu and Zhong Yin and Xiangmei Chen and Di Wu},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  volume={341 1},
The authors report a 57-year-old male patient who presented with diarrhea, darkened urine, jaundice and increased blood urea nitrogen and creatinine. Initially, his symptoms, which included hemolytic anemia, acute renal failure and low platelet count, seemed to be caused by renal injuries associated with thrombotic microangiopathy, hemolytic-uremic syndrome in particular. However, a renal biopsy indicated acute tubular necrosis and hemosiderin deposition. A CD55 and CD59 assay, Ham test and… CONTINUE READING


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Reversible renal failure in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.

American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation • 2001

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