Diclofenac-associated acute renal failure. Report of 2 cases

Nephron
E RossiL Migone

Abstract

2 cases of acute renal failure associated with diclofenac therapy are reported. In the 1st case no other risk factors but diclofenac administration were identified. Renal biopsy showed patchy interstitial infiltration of mononuclear cells and polymorphonuclear leukocytes. In the 2nd case preexisting nephropathy and heart failure were underlying illnesses. In both cases renal function returned to the basal values after stopping the drug.

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