Secondary oxalosis: a cause of delayed recovery of renal function in the setting of acute renal failure.

@article{Alkhunaizi1996SecondaryOA,
  title={Secondary oxalosis: a cause of delayed recovery of renal function in the setting of acute renal failure.},
  author={Ahmed M Alkhunaizi and Laurence K. Chan},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={1996},
  volume={7 11},
  pages={2320-6}
}
Oxalosis, or calcium oxalate deposition in the tissues, may develop in patients with inherited disorders of oxalate metabolism or can occur secondary to other diseases. In this study, a case of renal oxalosis probably secondary to excessive parenteral vitamin C administration in a patient with acute post-traumatic oliguric renal failure is reported. Oxalate deposits may have contributed to further worsening and delayed recovery of renal function. The elimination of the source of excess vitamin… CONTINUE READING